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I Love Your Work (2003)

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The film follows fictional movie star Gray Evans through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds... See full summary »


Adam Goldberg





Cast overview, first billed only:
Marisa Coughlan ... Jane
Judy Greer ... Samantha
Shalom Harlow ... Charlotte
Jared Harris ... Yehud
Joshua Jackson ... John
Nicky Katt ... Goateed Man
Jason Lee ... Larry Hortense
Franka Potente ... Mia Lang
Giovanni Ribisi ... Gray Evans
Christina Ricci ... Shana
Vince Vaughn ... Stiev
Elvis Costello ... Himself
Eric Siegel ... Phil
John Tottenham John Tottenham ... Jett Trask
Dan Bucatinsky ... The Director


The film follows fictional movie star Gray Evans through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological drama, this movie explores the pressures of fame and the difference between getting what you want and wanting what you get.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality, some drug content and violent images | See all certifications »






Release Date:

4 November 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Potamnjeli sjaj See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


Box Office


$1,650,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,580, 6 November 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,580, 6 November 2005
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Technical Specs


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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


After Grey (Giovani Ribisi) and Mia (Franka Potente) have a fight in front of a reporter and photographer from a tabloid, The National Probe, Mia lifts her shirt revealing her breasts. The film clearly shows Mia standing in front of the photographer and lifting her shirt, and the camera not being used. When Grey sees the front page of the edition later, the split second of Mia's nudity is on the front cover. How is that possible? Also on the front page is the tag-line for The National Probe, More Exclusive Stories Than Any Other Tabliod! They misspelled the word Tabloid. Maybe for people that stop the film to read the cover of the magazine or to look at the picture and figure out how it got there. See more »


Referenced in Yes Man (2008) See more »


Written by Adam Goldberg
Performed by the Room
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odd fun, but not satisfying
11 October 2005 | by Juliette2005See all my reviews

I'll admit that this film has great style, and the director Adam Goldberg is clearly talented - I like his work as an actor, as well- but I LOVE YOUR WORK falls short of what I like in a film. My friends who saw it with me at the festival enjoyed it, some more than others, and it's admittedly dark and complex- but at times I checked out of the story because I just didn't care that much about Giovanni Ribisis character. That's not to say that he doesn't do great work- that's what's hard about this film, it's obvious that everyone is talented and trying really hard, so you almost WANT it to succeed- but I left the theater feeling kind of ho-hum about it. Franke Potente is almost unrecognizable, and does fine work, as does Jared Harris, Judy Greer, and the whole cast.

But the story wasn't very strong or interesting, unless you're a put upon famous actor in Hollywood. The camera-work was lovely, the music was just okay and not very memorable, but overall I was left with the feeling that Adam Goldberg is quite talented but needs a great script to really soar.

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