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A Little Romance (1979)

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 ... 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 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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Julius and Lauren quote Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet #43 from the Sonnets from the Portuguese. It begins with "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." The two recited the last lines, which are "and, if God choose,/ I shall but love thee better after death." See more »

Quotes

Londet: [Enters and finds Daniel talking to Lauren] What are your doing? They're looking for you. I said you were taking a leak.
Daniel Michon: [to Lauren] I have to go.
Londet: [Looking at Lauren and saying in French] Nice boobs!
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Best romantic movie ever
25 February 2002 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

I love this movie because it is a real love story. This is not some cheesy feel good Hollywood movie, this is a movie about love and it's transitory nature.

It's a movie about love without all the sex, corny lines and bad jokes that permeates the modern so - called romance movies.

Laurence Olivier plays a difficult role to the tilt. One of the toughest roles you can play is a character that is an actual ham. How do you portray a ham handed con artist without over-acting? Watch Olivier in this film and you will see a clinic on subtle acting.

I'm not a big fan of romantic movies. And I never cry at movies. But this one makes me cry every time I see it.


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