Case study

Io sono l’amore

I am Love is the single Italian film that circulated the most in the sample countries. It also found a high margin of difference between national (low) and international (high) success. The film was nominated at the 68th Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Film, for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design and for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. The film grossed a total of $11,568,202 in cinemas worldwide.

Director:
Luca Guadagnino
Writer/s:
Barbara Alberti, Ivan Cotroneo, Walter Fasano, Luca Guadagnino
Cast:
Tilda Swinton, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Flavio Parenti, Alba Rohrwacher, Marisa Berenson, Pippo Delbono, Maria Paiato
Producer/s:
First Sun [IT], Mikado Film [IT], Rai Cinema [IT] (in co-production with), La Dolce Vita Productions [IT] (in association with),Pixeldna [IT] (in association with), Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC) [IT] (support)
Release date:
September 5, 2009
International releases:
Italy Sept 5, 2009 (Venice Film Festival)
Canada Sept 11, 2009 (Toronto International Film Festival)
South Korea Oct 14, 2009 (Pusan International Film Festival)
Italy Oct 16, 2009 (Rome Film Festival)
Morocco Dec 2009 (Marrakech International Film Festival)
France Dec 5, 2009 (Les Arcs International Film Festival)
United States Jan 22, 2010 (Sundance Film Festival)
United States Feb 9, 2010 (Santa Barbara International Film Festival)
United States Feb 11, 2010 (Portland International Film Festival)
United States Feb 12, 2010 (Boulder International Film Festival)
Germany Feb 14, 2010 (Berlin International Film Festival)
United Kingdom Feb 24, 2010 (Glasgow Film Festival)
Ireland Feb 28, 2010 (Dublin Film Festival)
Italy Mar 19, 2010
United States Apr 2, 2010 (New Directors/New Films)
Switzerland Apr 8, 2010 (German speaking region)
United Kingdom Apr 9, 2010
Ireland Apr 9, 2010
United States Apr 9, 2010 (Dallas International Film Festival)
United States Apr 18, 2010 (RiverRun International Film Festival)
United States Apr 23, 2010 (Newport Beach International Film Festival)
United States May 2, 2010 (San Francisco International Film Festival)
Israel May 20, 2010
Portugal May 20, 2010
Spain May 21, 2010
United States May 22, 2010 (Seattle International Film Festival)
Romania May 31, 2010 (Transilvania International Film Festival)
Australia June 11, 2010 (Sydney Film Festival)
United States June 18, 2010 (Provincetown International Film Festival)
United States June 18, 2010 (limited)
Australia June 24, 2010
France Jul 3, 2010 (Paris Cinéma)
Canada Jul 16, 2010 (Montréal)
Sweden Jul 16, 2010
United States Jul 23, 2010
Netherlands Aug 26, 2010
Norway Sept 10, 2010
Greece Sept 17, 2010 (Athens Film Festival)
Switzerland Sept 22, 2010 (French speaking region)
France Sept 22, 2010
Poland Sept 24, 2010
Belgium Sept 29, 2010
Greece Sept 30, 2010
Singapore Sept 30, 2010
Hong Kong Oct 7, 2010
Finland Oct 15, 2010
Germany Oct 28, 2010
Hungary Nov 25, 2010
Denmark Dec 2, 2010
Turkey Jan 14, 2011
Argentina Apr 25, 2011
Brazil Aug 19, 2011
Uruguay Oct 14, 2011
Japan Dec 23, 2011
Venezuela Dec 23, 2011
Peru Mar 22, 2012
Distributors:
Alta Classics [ES] – (2009) Theatrical
Alta Films [ES] – (2009) Theatrical
Magnolia Pictures [US] – (2009) Theatrical
Metrodome Distribution [GB] – (2009) All media
Mikado Film [IT] – (2009) Theatrical
Rai Cinema [IT] – (2009) All media
Rialto Distribution [NZ] – (2009) Theatrical
Ad Vitam Distribution [FR] – (2010) Theatrical
Cinéart [BE] – (2010) Theatrical
Cinéart [NL] – (2010) Theatrical
Golden Village Pictures [SG] – (2010) Theatrical
MFA+ Filmdistribution [DE] – (2010) Theatrical
Mongrel Media [CA] – (2010) Theatrical | DVD
Monopole-Pathé [CH] – (2010) Theatrical
Nutopia Entertainment [GR] – (2010) Theatrical
Pathé Films [CH] – (2010) (French speaking region) Theatrical
Pathé Films [CH] – (2010) (German speaking region) Theatrical
Rialto Entertainment [AU] – (2010) Theatrical
CN Entertainment [HK] – (2010) DVD | Blu-ray
Cecchi Gori Home Video [IT] – (2010) DVD
Madman Entertainment [AU] – (2010) DVD
Magnolia Home Entertainment [US] – (2010) DVD
Paris Filmes [BR] – (2011) All media
Pias [NL] – (2011) DVD | Blu-ray
Prisvídeo - Edições Videográficas [PT] – (2010) All media
Rialto Distribution [AU] – (2010) All media
Rialto Distribution [NZ] – (2010) All media
Scanbox Entertainment [FI] – (2010) All media
Diamond Films [AR] – (2011) Theatrical
Film1 [NL] – (2011) (limited) TV
Twin Co. Ltd. [JP] – (2011) Theatrical
Ascot Elite Home Entertainment [DE] – (2011) DVD
Twin Pics [NL] – (2011) DVD | Blu-ray
Transeuropa Video Entertainment (TVE) [AR] – (2012) DVD