Rio, I Love You
|Rio, I Love You|
Rio, I Love You (Portuguese: Rio, Eu Te Amo) is a 2014 Brazilian 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 2008 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 Brazilians Carlos Saldanha (Ice Age and Rio), José Padilha (Elite Squad), Andrucha Waddington (The House of Sand) and Fernando Meirelles (City of God), the Lebanese director Nadine Labaki (Caramel), the Mexican screenwriter 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 actor and 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 musician Gilberto Gil composed the theme song.
Those responsible for producing the film, among them Rio Filme, disclosed that the cost of production was R$20 million.
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