An intimate portrait of the codependency of love, Cãlin Peter Netzer’s Ana, Mon Amour falters through its very male gaze.
Intersplicing oneiric images of deer in the snow with slaughterhouse romance, Ildikó Enyedi’s On Body And Soul is an unexpectedly romantic vision of star-cross’d loving.
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s epic Mirzya is a lavish Bollywood Romeo and Juliet extravaganza with music, action and a fantastic international cast. Mirzya CAUTION: Here…Read More
Director Amma Asante evokes a powerful interracial love story that threatened the British Empire.
Danish director Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest is a very British romcom. Their Finest Set in a sympathetically recreated wartime London, Their Finest‘s script by…Read More
Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s La La Land is a bittersweet musical love letter to Hollywood and Los Angeles.
How the Obamas became the Obamas – Richard Tanne’s Southside With You is a charming biopic of their first date. Southside With You CAUTION:…Read More
French romcom by Laurent Tirard that hinges on a mismatched physical relationship that subverts the conventional romantic norm. Up for Love CAUTION: Here be…Read More
What happens when you realise your husband is perfect for his ex-wife? In Rebecca Miller’s screwball New York romcom Maggie’s Plan, life doesn’t always…Read More
Adapted from the novel by Patricia Highsmith, Todd Haynes’ Carol basks in a 1950s glow of glorious chiffons, illicit love and stifled emotion.
A poignant New York story of love in a dark time, Ira Sachs’ Love Is Strange makes for a fine romance of the most human kind.
A beautiful adaptation of Vera Brittain’s bestselling memoir, James Kent’s Testament Of Youth is a bitter tale of love in wartime for the 21st century.
A Brazilian tale of blind love, Daniel Ribeiro’s The Way He Looks is a lyrical mood piece of adolescent self-discovery but short on feeling.