TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - All you need is love - or so the song goes -
yet for many, including filmmaker Alan Zweig, true love remains ever elusive.
What makes us mateable? Dateable? Marriageable? Lovable?
Zweig explores the challenges of finding and keeping love in Lovable, a
feature-length documentary film which makes its world broadcast premiere on
TVO's The View From Here Wednesday May 2, 2007 at 10 pm. Lovable is the third
installment in his autobiographical mirror trilogy, which also includes Vinyl
and I, Curmudgeon.
A middle-aged singleton who still longs for a partner and family, Zweig
opens up candidly and humorously about why he hasn't found real love. While
he's learned a lot about women, he confesses love is a complete mystery to
him. His reflections are interspersed with interviews with various single
women, who discuss their own romantic pursuits. From the anxiety and
anticipation of dating to the piercing pain of ended relationships and the
melancholy of being alone, the search for a lasting partnership is a road of
emotional highs and lows. At once funny, personal and poignant, the film
prompts us to wonder: do you give up, or keep hoping?
Lovable won the hearts of audiences at this year's Hot Docs Canadian
International Documentary Festival, and Toronto's NOW Magazine calls it a
"probing, moving and occasionally profound examination of singlehood in the
Lovable - WORLD BROADCAST PREMIERE
Wednesday May 2, 2007 at 10 pm on TVO's The View From Here
Repeated Sunday May 6 at 10 pm
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