Rio, I Love You
|Rio, I Love You|
|Directed by||Stephan Elliott
Rio, I Love You (Portuguese: Rio, Eu Te Amo) is an anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The film is a sequel of sorts to the 2006 film Paris, je t'aime, and to the 2009 film New York, I Love You. It's the third film in the Cities of Love franchise, created and produced by Emmanuel Benbihy.
The participating directors were the Brazilian directors Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age and Rio - The Movie), José Padilha (Elite Squad), Andrucha Waddington (The House of Sand) and Fernando Meirelles (City of God), the Lebanese director Nadine Labaki (Caramel), the Mexican director Guillermo Arriaga (Babel), the Australian director Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), the Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (The Great Beauty), the American director John Turturro, and the South Korean director Im Sang-soo (A Good Lawyer's Wife, The Housemaid).
The opening and closing sequences, plus the transitions were directed by Brazilian Vicente Amorim, while the musician Gilberto Gil composed the theme song.
Those responsible for producing the film, among them the Rio Filme, disclosed that the cost of production was R$ 20 million.
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