Sometimes a small film packs a big punch. So it is with Go With Le Flo, an indie and thoroughly European rom-com from Los Angeles based filmmakers Michael Glover and Robyn Rosenkrantz. The heart, humor and pace of this exquisite little film — as well as its stunning locations around Berlin — more than make up for its modest scale and storyline.
Berlin summers are synonymous with romance: giddy, heady and full of promise. It’s in this location and tone that Go With Le Flo is set. The film follows Florian — the half-
It seems a strange thing to say about a film, but part of the magic of Go With Le Flo is that everyone on screen seems to be enjoying themselves. There is an energy that pulses through this movie that goes beyond clever cutting and a racy plot. This extra certain-something might be owed to the unusual circumstances in which the film was made. With a budget barely big enough to be called a shoe-string, almost all the finance went towards catering for cast and crew. Most of the costumes, crew and even actors participated voluntarily. As Rosenkrantz told the Herald de Paris, “Once we cast Marina Senckel (who plays Jenny) from Berliner Ensemble, all her friends wanted to be in it too. So the actors literally flowed into our lives.”
The film doesn’t pretend to be more than it is. It’s a cheap and cheerful comedy that leans heavily on the physical humor of its lead Denis Aubert (Florian), although he is well matched by Senckel and Roberta Bianchi
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