I Am Love (Lo sono l'amore) dir. Luca Guadagnino, Włochy, 2009, 120 min
Composer – John Adams
Emma (Oscar winner Tilda Swinton) has been for many years the wife of Eduardo Recchi, the head of a powerful family in Milan. Beautiful, wealthy woman, living in a world of conventions, rituals and daily duties. An accidental encounter with a young, charismatic son's friend will remind her of deeply hidden desires and will be the beginning of an erotic awakening. Full of passion, a secret romance will forever change the face of the family.
"I am love," is a moving melodrama, a tribute to Visconti's cinema, which has become a great surprise and discovery of the Venice festival. Luca Guadagnino's film was hailed by world critics as a contemporary masterpiece of the genre and soon became a hit in many European countries.
The music of the film was written by John Adams, one of the most recognized musicians in the world. His style is referred to as minimalist or postminimalistic, although he does not recognize belonging to any current. Adams is an active composer and conductor. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for the composition of the soul transmigration, dedicated to the victims of September 11. John Adams is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. "I'm in love" uses music based on Nixon In China, El Nino, Shakerloops, Death of Klinghoffer and Century Rolls.
Outdoor cinema on the patio of the Baltic Opera. Tickets for 10 PLN to buy at the Opéra.