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I Am Love (2009)

Director: Luca Guadagnino
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini

Tilda Swinton plays, Emma, a Russian who's married into the family of a wealthy textile merchant in Milan in Italian director luca Guadagnino's gorgeous I Am Love. After a lavish dinner celebrating the birthday of the aging patriarch, she meets her son's business partner, Antonio, a chef. But it isn't his cooking that sends her running from her life-actually, the cooking plays a small part.

Swinton speaks both Italian and Russian in her pet project, which she developed over an 11 year period with director Luca Guadagnino. That this is a labor of love shows in every decadent set and passionate sex scene. â€”GT

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