Unhinged enthusiasm is afoot in Love in the Sixth as the movie runs through musical numbers and documentary segments featuring women speaking openly about love, while also falling back on a multi-layered narrative about romantic complications… The songs are exceptional and catchy as hell.
What sets this film apart, and what frankly accounts for an enormous part of its success, is that Jude Klassen is fabulous to watch on screen. The writer/director/producer/star is the heart beating at the centre of the piece, with all other elements surrounding her either in contrast or compliment.
Jude Klassen is a Canadian indie Queen. In her production diary for her musical comedy Love in the Sixth, which is bringing her home to BC, Klassen shares some of the secrets of movie making on a microbudget.
LOVE IN THE SIXTH is a musical comedy with ripping tunes, raw acting, relevant themes, raunchy revelations, and is unlike anything you’ve seen before.” Director Jude Klassen on LOVE IN THE SIXTH which screens at the 2015 Whistler Film Festival. Jude is also joined by lead actor, editor and co-producer Jason Butler.
LOVE IN THE SIXTH is a musical about the relationship between Dani, a struggling single Mom, and her dystopian twelve-year-old daughter Kat. The funniest lyrics, the catchiest tunes, and the most eye-popping music-video type montages are a sheer, original delight.
Photo Credit: Kim Eij Photography
It’s got folk, punk, Motown, roots Americana, hip hop, funk and 60s surf-inspired instrumentals. All in all, Love In the Sixth, a new feature-length musical from Toronto filmmaker Jude Klassen doesn’t leave much out.
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