LOVE IS STRANGE (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

John Lithgow (Third Rock from the Sun), Alfred Molina (An Education), Marisa Tomei (My Cousin Vinny), Charlie Tahan (Frankenweenie), Cheyenne Jackson (Behind the Candelabra), Harriet Sansom Harris (Nurse Betty), Darren E. Burrows (Amistad), Christian Coulson (Harry Potter), John Cullum (Kill Your Darlings), Adriane Lenox (The Blind Side), Manny Pérez (Party Monster), Sebastian La Cause (Chicago), Christina Kirk (Melinda and Melinda), Eric Tabach (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ira Sachs (Keep The Lights On), director, writer, producer; Mauricio Zacharias (Love for Sale), writer; Lucas Joaquin (Mother of George), Lars Knudsen (Beginners), Jayne Baron Sherman (film debut) and Jay Van Hoy (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), producers; Christos Voudouris (Before Midnight), cinematographer; Affonso Gonçalves (Winter’s Bone) and Michael Taylor (Blackbird), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Ben (Lithgow) and George (Molina), a Manhattan-based gay couple, marry after 39 years together. However, when George is fired from his job at a Catholic school after word reaches them, both men are forced to reach out to their individual friends and family for shelter when they can no longer afford their apartment, resulting in their separation…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

A gut-wrenching and honest portrayal of love in modern times, Love Is Strange is essential viewing for anyone who wants to watch a good romance, no matter what gender they may be.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH FEBRUARY 2015

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