Plot & Details
Writer/director Alan Brown makes his feature-length debut with the comedy drama Book of Love, following his award-winning short film O Beautiful (released as part of Boys Life 4: Four Play). High school history teacher David (Simon Baker) is newly married to the lovely Elaine (Frances O'Connor). When they welcome the fresh-faced, teenaged student Chet (Gregory Smith) into their lives, both begin to feel a strain on their marriage after awhile. Book of Love premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 as part of the dramatic competition.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 85min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 08/29/2004
- DVD Release Date: 04/26/2005
- Director(s): Alan Brown
- Starring: Frances O'Connor , Simon Baker , Gregory Smith , Bryce Dallas Howard , Joanna Adler
- Themes: Teachers and Students,Age Disparity Romance,Infidelity,Crumbling Marriages
- Tone: Earnest,Moody,Somber,Intimate
- Keywords: marriage-problems, extramarital-affair, love-triangle, marital-problems, schoolteacher, teenagers
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (zz-zz-2004)
- Language: English