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A Little Romance (1979)

 -  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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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 »

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Lauren King: [on phone] Natalie? Lauren. What happened in school today?
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: We were playing mixed soccer with the boys, Billy and another boy were choosing girls to be on their team. Can you imagine how nervous I was?
Lauren King: Natalie, he's your cousin!
Natalie Woodstein, Lauren's dorky friend: Second cousin. The kids don't come out funny or anything, I checked.
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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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