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The History of Love (2016)

The story of a long-lost book that mysteriously reappears and connects an old man searching for his son with a girl seeking a cure for her mother's loneliness.

Director:

Radu Mihaileanu

Writers:

Radu Mihaileanu (scenario and adaptation), Marcia Romano (scenario and adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Gemma Arterton ... Alma Mereminski
Elliott Gould ... Bruno Leibovitch
Derek Jacobi ... Léo Gursky
Sophie Nélisse ... Alma Singer
Torri Higginson ... Charlotte Singer
Mark Rendall ... Young Leo
Alex Ozerov ... Misha Strumann
Jamie Bloch ... Zoey Schwartz
Russell Yuen ... Chinese Book Store Owner
Julian Bailey ... Jeff
Miriam Rizea ... Rosa's friend
William Ainscough ... Bird
Masa Lizdek ... German Waitress
Nancy Cejari ... Italian Tourist
Lexie Kendrick
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The story of a long-lost book that mysteriously reappears and connects an old man searching for his son with a girl seeking a cure for her mother's loneliness.

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An excerpt from the novel "The History of Love" (2005) by Nicole Krauss was first published in The New Yorker in 2004 under the title "The Last Words on Earth". Then the rights to the novel were bought by Warner Brothers before the official publication date on May 2, 2005 because Alfonso Cuarón considered directing a movie adaptation. See more »

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a great movie
25 June 2017 | by danstancelSee all my reviews

I thought the movie was just great. It is a very moving story, based on facts that happened to the Jewish population in Eastern Europe during WW2. From beginning to end, there is nothing that I disliked about this movie. The characters, the story, the music, they all get a solid 10 from me.


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Country:

France | Belgium | Canada | Romania

Language:

English | Yiddish

Release Date:

9 November 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$492,272
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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