Films Tagged "Romance"

Monsoon Wedding (15)

Mira Nair | India/USA/Italy/Germany/France | 2002 | 114 minutes | 15

The Man Who Wasn’t There (U)

Joel Coen & Ethan Coen | USA/UK | 2001 | 116 minutes | 15

Down with Love (12a)

Down with Love is a nostalgic pastiche which emulates the romantic comedies of the 1960s, where sworn enemies eventually fall in love. There is a…

Billy Liar (PG)

The mistakes of a young undertaker’s clerk when he gets engaged to TWO girls with the added worry of using some of the firms petty-cash.…

The Shooting Party (15)

With a quality cast headed by James Mason, Edward Fox and John Gielgud this very British film relates the events of a shooting party at…

Heartbreaker (15)

This romantic comedy is as light as a soufflé with a French sophistication. The premise is simple: Alex (Romain Duris), with back-up from his sister…

Hannah and Her Sisters (15)

This Woody Allen comedy drama, with Michael Caine and Mia Farrow, charts the amorous affiliations of three sisters and their men over a two year…

Turtle Diary (PG)

Starring Glenda Jackson and Ben Kingsley, with screenplay by Harold Pinter; this comedy drama centres on the release of turtles from the zoo! John Irvin…

84 Charing Cross Road (U)

Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench lead star studded cast who fit their parts to perfection. 20 years of correspondence between American writer and…

Babette’s Feast (U)

Set in pious Lutheran Jutland village, two elderly sisters are looked after by Parisian housekeeper. Their simple life is changed when the housekeeper wins the…

Before Sunrise (15)

Before Sunrise is a charming, urbane and sophisticated film that captures the magic of young love and desire. At least if does for the young…

Girl in the Picture (15)

A soft-hearted romantic comedy set in Glasgow. Cary Parker | UK | 1985 | 91 minutes | 15

36 Chowringhee Lane (PG)

Jennifer Kendal, sister of Felicity, plays an elderly Anglo-Indian teacher who harbours memories of her dead fiancee and regrets the passing of the old order.…

Everyone Says I Love You (12a)

This is a featherlight confection, vintage Woody Allen, a musical comedy that follows the lives of an extended family from New York’s upper East Side.…

Vertigo (PG)

One of Hitchcock’s best thrillers, Vertigo was re-released in 1983 having mysteriously withdrawn for 25 years. Alfred Hitchcock | USA | 1957 | 128 minutes…

My Summer of Love (15)

Many years ago I watched a Newsnight feature about Accrington in East Lancashire. The reporter was looking at voting intentions for the forthcoming General Election…

My Beautiful Laundrette (15)

The story revolves around the business and personal relationship between a white and an Asian in south London. Contradictory themes are skilfully woven together in…

Whale Rider (PG)

Female empowerment is not an unusual theme for a film; the context of it in Whale Rider is. Like many tribal societies the Maoris are…

When Harry Met Sally…… (15)

Harry and Sally meet at college but are determined not to get involved with each other. They keep meeting and discuss their own disastrous affairs.…

I Am Love (15)

Tilda Swinton plays Emma Ricchi, a Russian who has married Tancredi Recchi, a scion of a rich, industrialist Italian dynasty in Milan and heir apparent.…

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