16 y.o. Danish high school sophomore Viktor falls in love with senior Anja at 1st hiccup. Their little brothers (BFFs) invite him to Anja's 18th birthday party. Viktor's 2 friends also help. Where does Anja's arrogant boyfriend fit in?
Tomas Villum Jensen
LOVE AT FIRST HICCUP is a charming, innocent, and intelligent romantic comedy about the freshman Victor who has contracted a case of Anya-itis (acute and incurable love-passion for high school senior Anya). And why shouldn't he? She is beautiful and popular. Rich but incredibly sweet with a rare innocence. In other words: Way out of Victor's league. Unfortunately Anya also dates a rich guy, Peter, who drives a fancy lotus and has a stuffed Gucci wallet. However chance meetings riddled with awkward hiccups soon makes sparks fly between Anya and Victor. Maybe Victor's shy and goofy charm can beat out Peters arrogance?Written by
i think to myself that the most important thing is an answer on question 'Will I get sucked in this movie, by this movie?' And the answer is, hell yeah! In my case, time flew by, that's how dynamic this film is, especially in comparison to what we've seen lately. And to depict at least a little bit of context for the readers - I'm 20 y old.
Plot isn't that original(I'm referring to genre/theme, not to Denmark version), rather one of many variations, but it's fresh and 'feel good', dialogue could be better but it doesn't seem forced at anytime. Characters are good, some even excellent, like Anya's(Scout Taylor's) dad Roger(Ray Wise)(type of dad we'd all like to have, wouldn't we?), even though he doesn't have big role, and hilarious little Zack(Daniel Polo) too.
As for the 'protagonist and his lovely lady', they exceeded expectations. Victor(Devon Werkheiser) did a good job picturing his role, and Anya as the story progresses(even though in the beginning I thought she's not attractive at all) makes you at least a little bit infatuated with her because, even though she's not stereotype beauty that we see in movies like this, she's really charming.
I'm glad that now this film has at least 1 review, it deserves it.
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