After “Paris, Je T’aime” (2006) and “New York, I Love You” (2009), the international franchising Cities of Love earns a love homage to Rio de Janeiro. “Rio, Eu Te Amo” is a coproduction between BossaNovaFilms, Conspiração Filmes and Empyrean Pictures, to be released in theaters on September 11th.
The feature film in Portuguese and English portrays 10 stories in Rio, by the view of 11 directors, such as Brazilians Carlos Saldanha (Rio), Andrucha Waddington (Os Penetras), Fernando Meirelles (Cidade de Deus), Cesar Charlone (O Banheiro do Papa) and Vicente Amorim (Corações Sujos), South Korean Im Sang-Soo (Do-nui mat), Mexican Guillermo Arriaga (Babel), Lebanese Nadine Labaki (Caramel), Australian Stephen Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Italian Paolo Sorrentino (La Grande Bellezza) and North American John Turturro (Fading Gigolo). Each one relates a type of relationship and love experienced in Rio de Janeiro. Also, “Rio, Eu Te Amo” has the plurality of a national and international casting, such as Rodrigo Santoro, Fernanda Montenegro, British Emily Mortimer, and French Vincent Cassel, among others.
Watch the trailer and be ready to fall in love: http://youtu.be/dAXt0VpLsnQ