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John Adams: I Am Love with Tilda Swinton

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I AM LOVE tells the story of the wealthy Recchi family, whose lives are undergoing sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr., the family patriarch, has decided to name a successor to the reigns of his massive industrial company, surprising everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi, and grandson Edo. But Edo dreams of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio, a handsome and talented chef.

At the heart of the family is Tancredi's wife Emma (Tilda Swinton), a Russian immigrant who has adopted the culture of Milan. An adoring and attentive mother, her existence is shocked to the core when she falls quickly and deeply in love with Edo's friend and partner Antonio, and embarks on a passionate love affair that will change her family forever.

The film score features more than 30 minutes of music from Adams: the "Desert Chorus" from the opera The Death of Klinghoffer; Fearful Symmetries; the third movement from Shaker Loops, "Loops and Verses"; Lollapalooza; Part III from Harmonielehre, "Meister Eckhardt and Quackie"; movement one from Century Rolls; and the aria "Some men you cannot satisfy" from Act III of Nixon in China.

Click here for a complete cue sheet of all Adams works featured in the film.

Click here for a full US screening schedule and ticket purchasing information.

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