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Kim Longinotto

love is all: 100 Years of Love & Courtship

UK 2014

In English / no subtitles

73 min

Suitable for all audiences


Kim Longinotto's archive-based doc examines changing attitudes in Britain toward sex and romance – as portrayed on screen in British films. It takes us from Victorian-era stolen kisses in railway carriages to gay marriage today. -- There are plenty of conventional shots of couples looking at each other with longing. The tone is playful and lyrical. Longinotto doesn't resort to voiceovers or interviews. Instead, she uses Richard Hawley's wonderfully dreamy music to bring out the underlying themes. -- Alongside the comedy, pathos and eroticism of clips dealing with courtship and marriage, the film highlights slowly changing attitudes toward race and gender.
Geoffry Macnab, The Independent


Director: Kin Longinotto

Production: Mark Atkin, Heather Croall, Martin Rosenbaum / Crossover, Lone Star

Sales: Dogwoof

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