Sydney, I Love You

The romance films Paris, Je T’aime and New York, I Love You have both been popular with cinema goers, so how about an Aussie version to appeal to all those Aussie singles out there?

Australian filmmakers John Polson and Gary Hamilton have pitched a new film, entitled Sydney, I Love You, to movie producers and hope to make a new romance film in the beautiful city.

The duo have been working on the idea since this year's Cannes Film Festival, with the idea comprising 12 short films each lasting around eight to ten minutes, and all set in one of Australia's most iconic locations. Each of the short films would chronicle a love story – from the conventional to the unique – during a different month of the year.

Polson told The Hollywood Reporter, “Our hopes are that we’ll attract the highest level of talent, although nothing is confirmed yet. But from some initial conversations we’ve had, I know there are some directors who’ve have stories that they’ve always wanted to make as short films.”

“In terms of talent, Australia has an embarrassment of riches and so the challenge is going to be narrowing it down,” he added.

Harrison said, “This is not going to be a movie about just the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, but will take place in all the neighbourhoods around city. It will be about people living in a very cosmopolitan city.”

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