Tilda Swinton signs up for I Am Love

April 25th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin  

Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Oscar winner Tilda Swinton has signed on to star in Italian film “Io sono l’amore” (I Am Love).

The romantic drama will see Swinton playing a foreign society matron in Milan who falls for a young chef.

The movie is scheduled to start shooting in Milan this summer, reports Variety.

Guadagnino, whose previous credits include Swinton starrer The Protagonists and Sony’s Melissa P. said the movie is about “the irreparable consequences brought about by love in a high-bourgeois family.”

Starring alongside Swinton in the pic will be Italian actress Alba Rohrwacher.

Other cast is still being decided.

Pic is being co-produced by Guadagnino’s First Sun shingle and Mikado, with some financing from the Italian government.

Swinton picked up her first Oscar for her portrayal of Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton. She won the gong for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. (ANI)

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