Gaspar Noé’s (‘Climax’, ‘Enter the Void’) semi-autobiographical, sexually-charged melodrama ‘Love’ ignited controversy and must-see appeal at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
The film follows Murphy, a young filmmaker who wakes up on New Year’s Day to a frantic phone call. His ex-girlfriend, Electra, has been missing for months and her mother fears the worst. Over the course of a long, rainy day, Murphy finds himself alone, reminiscing about the greatest love affair of his life - the two years he spent with Electra. What follows is a burning, passionate story, full of promises, games, excesses and mistakes …
“Love is a raunchy vaudeville with a surreal streak of despair. That’s entertainment.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian