Is it easy to start life over on the other side of the ocean for Lisa? We will find out in the new French film “I Love America” which will be released on Prime Video on April 29
Prime Video audiences have been invited into the world of director Lisa Azuelos’ new French film “I Love America” starring Sophie Marceau, who plays Lisa in the film. It’s about a French woman who tries life and love again when she decides to move from Paris to Los Angeles after the death of her super-famous mother.
The French film is partly biographical as the film is inspired by the personal experience of director Lisa Azuelos (“Dalida”, “Sweetheart”, “LOL”) during her move to the United States. The French director said: “My only objective when I make a film is to promote love and to remind the public that this is the purpose of our lives”, she added, “I am very honored that ‘Amazon promotes this vision of mine. From the trailer, the movie looks charming and funny; Marceau is charming and brings a certain French sensibility to Los Angeles. While you’re there, you can also watch other amazing comedy-dramas like “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Harlem.”
When is ‘I Love America’ coming out and where can you watch it?
After debuting in France a few weeks ago in March, “I Love America” is coming to the United States to stream on Prime Video starting April 29.
What is “I Love America” all about?
The film’s official synopsis reads: “Lisa, a single woman who decides to try love again by catapulting her life from Paris to Los Angeles. Her children have flown out and her famous but absent mother comes from dying, so Lisa needs a big change.She reunites with her best friend Luka, who found success in America with his iconic drag queen bar but struggles to find his own prince charming.Luka embarks on a mission to give Lisa a fresh start by creating a profile for her on a dating site. From awkward dates to a surprise meeting with John, Lisa will understand that the journey to love is a journey to herself and forgiveness. of his first love: his mother.
Who stars in “I Love America”?
In this comedy about self-discovery, we see Lisa played by French actress Sophie Marceau, who received a Cesar for Most Promising Actress (known as the French Oscar) as a teenager for her first films ‘La Boum’ (1980) and ‘La Boum 2’ (1982). She is supported in the film by Colin Woodell and Djanis Bouzyani, who plays her best friend with whom she meets.
The film is produced by Autopilot and the screenplay is co-written by director Lisa Azuelos and Gael Fierro.
The trailer introduces us to Lisa (Sophie Marceau) as she leaves France for Los Angeles. Lisa, as seen in the trailer, was raised by her grandmother as her mother was a famous actress in Hollywood. So, once her mother dies, Lisa feels America calling her and decides to start a new life in Hollywood to give herself a second chance.