It's all about LoveIt's all about Love
is a 2003 film
by Thomas Vinterberg
. It can be classified as an apocalyptic science fiction
movie, but the author prefers to call it "a dream".
The movie was written, directed and produced by Vinterberg himself over a period of five years. In difference from his earlier Danish films , this movie was entirely in english and featured among others Joaquin Phoenix, Claire Danes, and Sean Penn. The movie was not very successful, and critics found it very complicated and hard to understand.
At a certain point during production Vinterberg called up Ingmar Bergman and asked him to come and help him finish the film, as he felt he could not complete it himself. He recalls that:
- He roared with laughter and said I had to be out of my mind. There was nothing he was less interested in. And he also said I was an idiot that had not decided fast enough what to do after Festen [The Celebration, his previous movie], which he, by the way, called a masterpiece. It was a very contended conversation.
(From an interview in Berlingske Tidende.)
The movie also breaks every rule of the Dogme 95 manifest that Vinterberg authored with Lars von Trier.