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Love Liza is a psychological drama about a man trying to come to terms with his wife's suicide. Wilson Joel (Phillip Seymour Hoffman) is searching for answers as to why his wife, Liza, killed herself. He is unable to bring himself to read the suicide note Liza left behind. Instead of facing his demons, Wilson becomes addicted to sniffing gasoline. Kathy Bates co-stars as Liza's mother. This film was written by the star's brother Gordy Hoffman, and directed by newcomer Todd Louiso. Love Liza was screened at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

  • Release date:December 30, 2002

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Sundance Film Festival Gordy Hoffman Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award 2001 Winner

Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman
as Wilson Joel
Kathy Bates
as Mary Ann Bankhead
Jack Kehler
as Denny
Sarah Koskoff
as Maura Haas
Stephen Tobolowsky
as Tom Bailey
Erika Alexander
as Brenda
Terry Loughlin
as High School Principal #2
Ann Morgan
as Liza Joel
Kevin Breznahan
as Jim
Wayne Duvall
as Shane
Shannon Holt
as Angela Ryan
Joanne Pankow
as Emily
Jim Wise
Joanne Pankow
as Emily
Shannon Holt
as Angela Ryan
Kevin Breznahan
as Jim
Wayne Duvall
as Shane
Terry Loughlin
as High School Principal #2
Ann Morgan
as Liza Joel

Crew

Todd Louiso
Director
Jeffrey Roda
Producer
Ruth Charny
Producer
Chris Hanley
Producer
Fernando Sulichin
Producer
Gordy Hoffman
Screenwriter
Lisa Rinzler
Cinematographer
Jim O'Rourke
Composer (Music Score)
Anne Stein
Editor
Stephen Beatrice
Production Designer
Tim Cohn
Art Director
Vincent Maraval
Executive Producer
Jim Czarnecki
Executive Producer
Rainer Kolmel
Executive Producer
Alain de la Mata
Executive Producer
Daniel Guckau
Executive Producer
Jill Newell
Costume Designer
Skip Godwin
Sound/Sound Designer
Sholto Roeg
First Assistant Director
Rita Vanderwaal
Casting
Monika Mikkelsen
Casting
Mark Bennett
Casting
Lisa Mae Fincannon
Casting
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