|I Am Love|
|Writer||Barbara Alberti, Ivan Cotroneo, Walter Fasano|
|Starring||Tilda Swinton, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Marisa Berenson|
|83rd Academy Awards|
I Am Love is a 2010 Italian film directed by Luca Guadagnino set around 2000 in Milan. The cast is led by Tilda Swinton as Emma Recchi. Co-producers Swinton and Guadagnino developed the film together over an 11-year period.
Over two decades ago, Emma left Russia to follow Tancredi Recchi, the man who had proposed to her. Now a member of a powerful industrial Milanese family, she is the respected mother of three. But Emma, although not unhappy, feels confusedly unfulfilled. One day Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend and partner, makes her senses kindle. It does not take long before she embarks on a passionate affair with the sensuous young man.