Lovesickness (2006)

Lovesickness
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 21mins.
Genres Drama, Romance, Foreign, Anthology
Keywords black comedy, coming-of-age, dramedy, hostage, infidelity, love triangle, obsession
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Donald K Ranvaud Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Luillo Ruiz Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Robert Bevan Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Cyril Megret Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Benicio Del Toro Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Luillo Ruiz Producer n/a 3 3000001
Javier Ortiz Cortes Actor n/a 1 1000024
Carlitos Ruiz Director n/a 2 2000001
Mariem Perez Director n/a 2 2000002
Ilia Velez Associate Producer n/a 171 3000007
Carlitos Ruiz Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Lizzie Cuello Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Patricia Alonso Casting Director n/a 157 10000001
Suzanne Krim Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Antonio Betancourt Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Eduardo Alegria Music n/a 120781 8000002
Omar Silva Music n/a 120781 8000001
Jorge Gonzalez Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
P J Lopez Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Mariem Perez Editor n/a 172 7000001
Carlitos Ruiz Actor n/a 1 1000023
Pedro Juan Texidor Actor n/a 1 1000022
Chavito Marrero Actor Cirilo 1 1000007
Miguel Angel Alvarez Actor Pellin 1 1000008
Norman Santiago Actor Macho 1 1000009
Ednali Figueroa Actor Tati 1 1000010
Silvia Brito Actor Flora 1 1000006
Luis Gonzaga Actor Miguel 1 1000005
Teresa Hernandez Actor Lourdes 1 1000002
Fernando Tarrazo Actor Ismaelito 1 1000003
Dolores Pedro Actor Marta 1 1000004
Yarani del Valle Actor Luisa 1 1000011
Laura Andujar Actor n/a 1 1000012
Vallie Marie Rivera Actor n/a 1 1000018
Marise Alvarez Actor n/a 1 1000019
Adrian Garcia Actor n/a 1 1000020
Alberto Zambrana Actor n/a 1 1000021
Humberto Gonzalez Actor n/a 1 1000017
Yamil Collazo Actor n/a 1 1000016
Irma Mendez Actor n/a 1 1000013
Georgina Borri Actor n/a 1 1000014
Jessica Delgado Actor n/a 1 1000015
Luis Guzman Actor Ismael 1 1000001
Synopsis
Establishes a new narrative structure through the unification of several stories about love--or lack thereof. Tells the story of people and their quest for love, but instead they are confronted with madness, obsession, and the fear of being alone. In the first story, a ten-year-old boy named Ismaelito discovers love for the first time. This glorious sensation is set against the backdrop of Ismaelito's grandmother's funeral, where Ismaelito falls in love with his cousin and where Lourdes (Ismaelito's mother) discovers that her husband is unfaithful to her. The second story follows an obsessive lover that takes a passenger bus hostage in the hopes of forcing the driver he has long obsessed over to marry him. When confronted by the police chaos erupts and the situation soon turns into a media spectacle. In the third story a divorced, elderly couple has been coexisting for 28 years. Although legally separated, they remain together in the same house due to their fears of being alone. One day the couple receives an unexpected visit from an elderly man who they invite to stay with them for a few days. A love triangle ensues and both males begin to behave like youngsters in a pitched battle for the love of the old woman. The fear of solitude ignites malice in them, causing them to take absurd actions that are dangerous to the heart.
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