Love (2005 film)

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Love 2005 film.jpg
Promotional poster
Directed byVladan Nikolic
Produced byJim Stark
Written byVladan Nikolic
StarringSergej Trifunović
Geno Lechner
Peter Gevisser
Didier Flamand
Music byStanding in Lines
CinematographyVladimir Subotić
Edited byVladan Nikolic
Distributed byForward Entertainment LLC
Release date
  • April 21, 2005 (2005-04-21)
Running time
93 minutes
CountriesUnited States
Serbia and Montenegro

Love is a 2005 independent feature film, written, directed and edited by Vladan Nikolic, produced by Jim Stark (Down by Law, Night on Earth, Factotum) and executive produced by Christoph Thoke (Tropical Malady). The film was made in New York City for $350,000, with a cast and crew from over 20 countries, with 168 scenes, shot at over 60 locations. The film was shot on mini DV in 20 days, transferred to 35mm film, and received high praise in the September 2005 issue of American Cinematographer for its stylish look.[citation needed]

It impressed audiences and critics at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, and the Oldenburg Film Festival.[citation needed] Love also won the Prix De Jeunes at the Cinéma Tout Ecran festival in Geneva, Switzerland. Critics compared the film to Pulp Fiction, Memento, Rashomon, and in its political subtext to Marathon Man and Dirty Pretty Things (Variety).

Told through a non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man (Sergej Trifunovic), his former lover (Geno Lechner), and her police officer boyfriend (Peter Gevisser), as their paths cross in New York.


  1. ^ "Love (2005)". Retrieved 2006-12-03.

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