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A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance. They befriend Julius who enchants them with his storytelling. In an attempt to ensure the teens' love forever, the three journey to Venice. Written by Felicia H. Berke <feberke@vassar.edu>

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Un pequeño romance  »

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The place where the young couple wanted to seal their union with a sunset kiss was under Venice's Bridge of Sighs. This was based on a legend which said that "lovers who kiss beneath the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, at sunset as the bells of Campanile toll, will love each other forever". See more »

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Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: [looking at a sculpture] Have you ever seen a real one?
Lauren King: One what?
[pause]
Lauren King: Oh. Sure
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: Who's? His?
Lauren King: Who's?
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: You know, his... Daniel's.
Lauren King: Oh, sure.
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: Have you ever... you know...
Lauren King: Done it? All the time, every which way.
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A lovely movie about movies and love
14 March 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie seems to be about the problems of growing up smarter than everyone else, but it's a very complicated little movie. Everyone in this movie wants to be like the people in the movies, even though they fall far short. There is a brief cameo by Broderick Crawford at a wrap party. Crawford is not interested in art. He wants booze and broads. The director, who is romancing Diane Lane's mother, is a schlock director, but is flattered by people's belief he is an artist. Olivier plays an old man who pretends to be many things, but turns out to be a petty crook. As for the two young lovers who want to seal their love by kissing under the Bridge of Sighs in Venice as the church bells sound, they want to be Bogey and Bacall.

Well, didn't we all? Don't we all?


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