BFI London Film Fest

Lisa Barros D’sa, Glenn Lyburn – Ordinary Love #LFF2019

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A delicate and uplifting film about a couple facing cancer. Two great actors in the hands fo two directors who know what they want.

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10 min. and 23 sec.

PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Lisa Barros D’sa and Glenn Lyburn, directors of the film Ordinary Love.

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Lisa Barros D’sa and Glenn Lyburn talk about the tone they chose for a film about a serious issue, that is unfortunately common. But they managed to give us a positive and never manipulative film. They tell us how.

Ordinary Love: As the Christmas decorations go up, we quickly get a sense of Joan and Tom’s bantering relationship; witty and teasing, they’re a couple who can finish each other’s sentences. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, Tom is there to support and we follow as they navigate the mundane and frightening new world of exams, diagnoses, and waiting rooms. a warm and affecting drama.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Lisa Barros D'sa, Glenn Lyburn
  • Interviewee role
    Directors
  • Film title
    Ordinary Love
  • Festival section
    Love
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