Style. Costumes. Sets. Drama. Cuisine. Tilda. Swinton. All combine to create a feast of almost overwhelming emotions.
The Cast of "I Am Love"
I saw the film on a magical Sunday evening last weekend here in my beloved San Francisco. It tells the story of the complex relationships and family pressures of an affluent Italian family - as seen through the eyes of the matriarch, a Russian beauty married into this Milanese family, portrayed by the almost alarmingly luminous Tidla Swinton.
Check through your local papers - and you might need to seek it out . . . it is well worth the work. Equal parts heart-wrenching melodrama / design porn / food porn / and a breathtaking film score (from opera composer John Adams).
And to whet you appetite, here's a peek :
Has anyone else had a chance to see this? I'm curious of your thoughts on the film . . .