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Top 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2008: #68 New York, I Love You

New York I Love You

#68. New York, I Love You

Fatih Akin, Woody Allen, Yvan Attal, Albert and Allen Hughes, Wen Jiang, Scarlett Johansson, Joshua Marston, Anthony Minghella, Mira Nair, Chan-wook Park, Brett Ratner, Andrei Zvyagintsev
Writers: Apart from most of the names mentioned above, add: Alexandra Cassavetes, Hu Hong, Shunji Iwai, Olivier Lécot, Suketu Mehta

Producers: Emmanuel Benbihy, Marina Grasic, Marianne Maddalena
Distributor: Currently Seeking Distribution

The Gist: Each director will create a five-minute segment
about a love encounter in a district of the five boroughs for a
100-minute long final cut.

Fact:  NYC’s own Scarlett Johansson will be making her directorial debut.

See It: Hopefully we can expect something as good or better than the hallmark card to the city of lights (Paris, je t’aime). 

Release Date/Status?: Currently in pre-production, William Morris Independent will sell to the highest bidder. A NYFF premiere would make logical sense.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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