Yesterday, I had the opportunity to refresh a little bit after a hot day at the movie theatre while watching “I am Love” – In my humble opinion this is one of the best movies I have seen this year. I can definitely see some Oscar Nominations for the film in the near future. This is not your typical Hollywood, the cinematography is exquisite, the music score unbelievable and the interiors are beyond words.
“The film follows an haute bourgeoisie family through changing times and fortunes, and its disruption by the force of passion. The cast is led by Tilda Swinton as Emma Recchi. Co-producers Swinton and Guadagnino developed the movie together over an 11-year period. The film is the first for which the composer John Adams has allowed his music to be used” - Wikipedia. (I can’t write this any better than my good ally Wikipedia)
The majority of the movie was set at the “Villa Necchi Campiglio” in Milan – The rational interiors are a fantastic lesson for any design enthusiast. I first learned about this wonderful Villa at Albarosa Simonetti’s blog – Brillante Home Decor a couple of months ago and I have been since then waiting patiently to the watch this movie.
I love the austerity of the scale and the understated elegance of this dining room.
The height and the presence of the pocket doors in the Villa are one of my favourite memories of the movie.
The stair railing – so memorable!
Thanks to the power of technology you can also have a virtual tour to the Villa. (mark 6:00)