Love Me Not
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    Love Me Not

    Directed by

    Mexico, Spain


    83 min

    • Spanish
    • Catalan


    A powerful international army assigns a regiment the task of guarding a mysterious man, held in a maximum security prison in the middle of the desert. Soldier Salome, daughter of Commander Antipas, becomes obsessed with him... Eros and Thanatos together reminding us that truth is based on beauty and love. A reverie on the edge of ambivalence and gender.



    Ingrid García-Jonsson
    Oliver Laxe
    Francesc Orella
    Lola Dueñas
    Luis Alberti
    Fausto Alzati
    Hugo Catalán
    Esteban Aldrete


    A stylistic fantasy never seen before on screen, transformed into a visual orgy that is both intoxicating and stunning.

    Roberto Oggiano, Cineuropa

    Teeming with more big ideas in its short running time than some directors manage in their careers, maverick filmmaker Lluis Minarro’s LOVE ME NOT manages, by virtue of being structured by the biblical story of Salome, to end up being not only challenging, but elegantly compact, too.

    Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter

    Lluís  Miñarro

    Lluís Miñarro


    I definitely see beauty as a vital necessity. At least in my case, any difficulties in life are overcome through art, beauty, and nature.

    Lluís Miñarro (1949, Barcelona, Spain) has worked in the advertising sector in major international agencies such as McCann-Erickson, JWT, Saatchi & Saatchi and founded the Cine Club Arts in Barcelona at the age of 18.He has worked as a presenter, writer and critic for the magazines Destiny and Directed by, but above all is a renowned producer of independent films with his company Eddie Saeta. Some of the films are UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010), Tiger Award winner FINISTERRAE (Sergio Caballero, 2011) and films by Manoel De Oliveira, Naomi Kawase and Lisandro Alonso among others. He has been honoured with retrospectives in Paris, Cali, Montevideo and Tangier. In 2010 he received the 'Ciutat de Barcelona' distinction for his commitment to the arts. As a filmmaker, he has directed two documentary films FAMILYSTRIP and BLOW HORN (2009), and the shorts 101, A PROPOS OF MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA (2012) and MEAT STEW (2015). His first feature film FALLING STAR (2014), free version of the brief reign of Amadeo of Savoy, participated in over 50 international festivals and was awarded in Tirana, preselected by the EFA and awarded with two Gaudí Awards.

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