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When All That’s Left is Love

Eric Gordon
Documentary Feature
USA | 77 min | 2019

When All That’s Left is Love is the emotionally gripping story of a wife’s determination to care for her Alzheimer’s-stricken husband in their home. With unprecedented, behind-the-scenes access, the film reveals the toll that the disease takes on families coping with Alzheimer’s, while also showcasing the power of love that sustains both patients and caregivers.

Eric Gordon, Director | When All That's Left Is LoveEric Gordon
Director

Eric Gordon is an award winning director and producer who has exhibited his work at film festivals worldwide. One previous work, a 35mm short film, “Rita, Pigboy and Me” was written by Tom Lazarus (Stigmata) and stars Mel Gorham (Blue in the Face, Smoke, Curdled). The film screened at over 40 festivals worldwide, winning 18 prestigious awards during its run, including Best Director from the Florida Motion Pictures and Television Association (FMPTA).

Gordon has worked on major feature films, music videos, serving as both cinematographer and associate producer. His background in documentary film shows his versatility: documentaries shot and edited in Key West and in Calabria, Italy; stateside, he worked on a documentary about a friend in end stages of AIDS and a short, “That Really Cool Car Place on East Pettigrew Street.” Over the past six years, he has produced, shot, and directed the feature length documentary, When All That’s Left Is Love. It is an emotionally gripping film about his aging mother’s determination – against nearly impossible odds – to care for her Alzheimer’s husband at home and by herself.

The film gives viewers an unprecedented, behind-the-scenes understanding of a medical dilemma that currently has no cure – but has patients who depend heavily on the heroic tenacity and love of the Alzheimer’s caregivers. Gordon holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Film Production from the University of Miami, as well as a Certificate in Documentary Arts from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (with a focus on documentary marketing and distribution). His non-profit fiscal sponsor is the well-known group, From the Heart Productions.

When All That's Left Is Love poster | Eric Gordon

Film Information

Director: Eric Gordon
Country: USA
Year: 2019
Language: English
Runtime: 77 min.
Rated: PG-13

Credits

Producer: Eric Gordon
Composer: Nathan Halpern

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