Dir. Cécile Rousset & Romain Blanc-Tailleur, 2019, France. Color. Five 4-min episodes.
In French with English subtitles
Winner, Best Animated Series at the 2020 Ottawa International Animation Festival
Official Selection of the 2020 Lady Filmmaker Festival
Official selection of the 2019 Annecy International Animation Festival
Funny, quirky, and at times cruel, this web series illustrates real-life dating mishaps, fantasies, and creepy encounters. Through these personal stories, we see traditional and new means of seduction, as well as the triumphs and pitfalls caused by apps and their algorithms.
Five episodes of L’Amour a ses réseaux (which translates literally to “love has its networks”) will be available. The series was adapted from the column “Tinder Surprise” for French news website Rue89 and originally aired on Franco-German television channel Arte. Episodes include: “Prince and Princesses,” “Bite on the Side” (“Petit Piment”), “Under the Moonlight” (“Sonate au clair de lune”), “Homo Habitus,” and “Mazel Tov.”