VIDEO: Love Is Strange opens across Canada Sept 19

Gay love story stars Alfred Molina and John Lithgow

Ira Sachs’s Love Is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a couple dealing with life’s ups and downs. The film screens at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival on Aug 19; a wider release is planned for Sept 19. Above, Andrew Murphy, director of programming at the Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, talks with Sachs in an interview from June. Find out why Sachs — whose previous film, Keep the Lights On, was a big hit — wanted to make a completely different movie this time around.

Love Is Strange, directed by Ira Sachs and starring John Lithgow (3rd Rock from the Sun and Dexter) and Alfred Molina (The Normal Heart), premieres in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal on Sept 19. Check out our video interview with Sachs — whose previous work includes Keep the Lights Onand find out more about Love Is Strange, which has been taking the film-festival circuit by storm.

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