Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Love Type D

 

Year: 2019
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Run Time: 96 minutes

Love Type D
Love Type D
Love Type D
Love Type D

Frankie has been dumped 11 times in a row. When Thomas, the love of her life, sends his kid brother, Wilbur, to break up with Frankie on his behalf, that makes 12. Seeking an explanation for her cursed love life, she is informed by Wilbur of a new genetic discovery: LOVE TYPE D, or the “loser in love” gene. Upon further research, Frankie learns that everyone is either lucky in love (a “dumper”) or genetically predisposed to romantic misfortune (a “dumpee”). After testing positive for the type D gene—and with only hobbies and celibacy as suggested therapy—Frankie rounds up her fellow dumpee coworkers to assess their newfound medical situation. Do they give up? What’s the point of dating if they already know how things will end? With no cure in sight, Frankie is determined to alter her genetic pattern with a plan that will (hopefully) change her romantic future. LOVE TYPE D is an unconventional rom com fit for a world fascinated by both genetic testing and finding “the one.” — D.O.

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 2:05 PM ET

Friday, April 03, 2020 at 4:30 PM ET

Cedar Lee Theatre 2

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 9:20 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Competitions
International Narrative Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Director

Director
Sasha Collington

Producers
Sasha Collington, Jessica Benhamou, Harry Dodd-Noble

Screenwriting
Sasha Collington

Cinematography
Christopher Schneider

Editing
St.John O'Rorke, John Murphy

Principal Cast
Maeve Dermody, Rory Stroud, Tovah Feldshuh, Oliver Farnworth

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