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A Little Romance (1979)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  27 April 1979 (USA)
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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 story telling. In an ... See full summary »

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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 story telling. In an attempt to solidify the teens' love forever, the three journey to Venice. Written by Felicia H. Berke <feberke@vassar.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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Un pequeño romance  »

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Broderick Crawford:  As himself playing the star of a political assassination thriller filming in Paris. See more »

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Daniel Michon: [Daniel and Lauren have snuck into the projection room of an adult movie theater] I just noted there aren't any subtitles.
Lauren King: You sorta get the gist of it, anyway.
[Watches screen]
Lauren King: She's so pretty. Why would she...?
[Something unseen happens on screen and Lauren, horrified, runs off]
Daniel Michon: [Daniel, watching the movie:] what is he making her do?
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A feel-good movie that isn't overly sappy.
16 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is definitely a movie that leaves you with a good feeling (interesting that every person who wrote a review here has liked it). Two kids meet in France, the boy a citizen of the country and a young American girl who's living there temperarily. Both kids are very likable and wise beyond their years without being arrogant or snobbish. They meet a shady but nice old man played very well by Laurence Olivier and set out on a trip from France to Venice Italy.

The film deals with the relationship between the boy and girl who are at that age when the hormones are just starting to kick in. The movie is well acted with good performances by all the leads, great scenery and has a great musical score by George Delerue.

Be interesting if they made a sequel to this with the kids (now adults) meeting again at 40.


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