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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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Lauren King: I used to think, maybe a long time ago, like... like in the time of the pharaohs or Louis the 13th that, there was somebody, made just perfect for me. I mean, when you think about it and consider that your feelings of love, begin when you're about ten and if you live to say 70, well that's pretty limiting because, what chance is there that he'll be alive at the same time you are? You know?
Daniel Michon: I feel the same things. I mean, even if she lived in my lifetime. What if my perfect woman lived in India ...
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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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