6.9/10
293
4 user 5 critic

The Road to Love (2001)

Tarik El Hob (original title)
This romantic-kitsch story goes from Paris to Marseille, from Amsterdam to Morocco via Jean Genet's grave in Larache, and on to Tangiers. The movie tells the story of an Algerian-French ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A poignant romantic drama examines the life of gay 26 year old, ex-monk, school teacher living in Manhattan. When he meets a man at a gay bar, they connect and are soon living together. Unfortunately their views on monogamy don't match.

Director: Christopher Larkin
Stars: Robert McLane, Curt Gareth, Bo White
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

In a working class neighborhood in Casablanca, Abdellah, a homosexual teen, tries to build his own life within his big family, caught between an authoritarian mother and an older brother, who he adores.

Director: Abdellah Taia
Stars: Said Mrini, Karim Ait M'Hand, Amine Ennaji
Peyote (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Pablo, a shy teenager, meets Marco, who is a few years older than him. Together they go on a impromptu road trip to the Mexican desert, a trip that will make them face what they mean to each other.

Director: Omar Flores Sarabia
Stars: Joe Diazzi, Carlos Luque
Good Boys (2005)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two rent boys, hired by a trick to perform together, develop a relationship.

Director: Yair Hochner
Stars: Daniel Efrat, Dana Balalti, Michael Hamel
Eden's Curve (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.

Director: Anne Misawa
Stars: Trevor Lissauer, Julio Perillán, Samuel A. Levine
Sebastian (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Sebastian is one of five youths who are always together. Suddenly he realizes that he is attracted to another boy (Ulf).

Director: Svend Wam
Stars: Hampus Björck, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ewa Fröling
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A musician from Montana finds work and other things at The Continental Baths in New York City, 1974.

Director: David Buckley
Stars: Robert Aberdeen, Ellen Sheppard, Don Scotti
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Bruno, an architect with a great life, is hired to build an iconic landmark, and as he works with a gay history teacher named Fer, an unexpected and intense romance starts to blossom.

Director: Claudio Marcone
Stars: Francisco Celhay, Emilio Edwards, Daniela Ramírez
La león (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This visually stunning directorial debut is set in a place lost in time in northern Argentina. Alvaro is a gay man whose is an outsider. He works for the violent El Turo, a captain of the ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Otheguy
Stars: Jorge Román, Daniel Valenzuela, José Muñoz
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Meet Myles and Brody, best friends and total opposites. Myles is a hopeless romantic looking for Mr. Right. Brody is a sexy player on the hunt for Mr. Right Now. These two friends make a ... See full summary »

Director: J.C. Calciano
Stars: Matthew Bridges, Adam Bucci, Michael Adam Hamilton
The Man I Love (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Giusti
Stars: Jean-Michel Portal, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Mathilde Seigner
Eastern Boys (2013)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A businessman makes a regular arrangement with a Ukrainian prostitute, despite the youngster's involvement in a controlling street gang.

Director: Robin Campillo
Stars: Olivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Daniil Vorobyov
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Karim Tarek ...
Karim
Riyad Echahi ...
Farid
Sihem Benamoune ...
Siam
Zakariya Gouram
...
Moroccan Writer
Mustapha Khaddar ...
Naturist from Marseille
Farid Tali ...
French Writer
Mehdi Jouhar ...
Boy from social organization
Roschdy El Glaoui ...
Exhibitionist / artist
Mohamed Garca ...
27-year old Algerian Immigrant
Madjid ...
L'inconnu de Folies
Djamel Lempereur ...
Moroccan Guy
Ali Negrem ...
Moroccan Guy
Nordine Youcef ...
Moroccan Guy
Serge Feuillard ...
Photographer
Edit

Storyline

This romantic-kitsch story goes from Paris to Marseille, from Amsterdam to Morocco via Jean Genet's grave in Larache, and on to Tangiers. The movie tells the story of an Algerian-French heterosexual young man beginning a sociology study of gay islamic homosexualities and discovering gay love with a young French steward. Written by up and out

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1 December 2003 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

The Road to Love  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film contains many references to Jean Genet and one scene is shot by his grave in the Spanish Cemetery, Larache, Morocco. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

great movie/major talent
21 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

beautiful, rich, you really laugh and have tears well up and so forth. heartbreakingly sweet acting. saw it a couple of days ago and am still processing it lots to think about. really interesting in it's relation to genet and how fictional the film is, very I think... I mean the whole story is I think related to that "you look like your sister in this light boy I could go for your sister right now" thing. only reappropriated by romance lol romantic beyond all possibility. I felt so sad after I saw it but then I met a guy at a gas station breaking several months of being fed up with the menfolk. a weird coincidence anyway this is really a magical movie. and I met the director too and he's really sweet. I want to buy the DVD and read the screenplay.

oh maybe I should mention the actors are all so hot without looking plastic in the least. Je fais le freak out par que ce film est si formidable.

it occurs to me this could be the most deliriously romantic movie I've ever seen. meaning like more potent, worse, if you will, than any hollywood movie. and you can't do anything but just lap it up...


12 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Road to Love (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?