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Love, Rosie (2014)

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Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.

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Christian Ditter

Writers:

Juliette Towhidi (screenplay), Cecelia Ahern (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily Collins ... Rosie Dunne
Sam Claflin ... Alex Stewart
Christian Cooke ... Greg
Jaime Winstone ... Ruby
Suki Waterhouse ... Bethany
Tamsin Egerton ... Sally
Jamie Beamish ... Phil
Lorcan Cranitch ... Dennis Dunne
Ger Ryan ... Alice Dunne
Lily Laight ... Katie (12 yrs)
Matthew Dillon Matthew Dillon ... Toby (12 yrs)
Rosa Molloy Rosa Molloy ... Katie (5 yrs)
Sadbh Malin Sadbh Malin ... Clare
Nick Lee ... Herb
Damien Devaney Damien Devaney ... Man in the Lift
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Storyline

From the age of 5 Rosie Dunne and Alex Stewart have been best friends, as they take on life they just end up getting separated time and time again. When it comes to love it's just everyone else but each other.... But when will they realise they are meant to be together?

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They just can't get themselves together. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Germany | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Love, Rosie See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,893, 8 February 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,893, 8 February 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,553,956, 30 July 2016
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the photos in Rosie's bedroom in her parents' house are Lily Collins's own photos of herself and her friends. See more »

Goofs

Both the Fiat Punto parked near Rosie's house and the Mercedes at the hotel have the same VX02... number plate (possibly identical) despite it being pre 2002. See more »

Quotes

Rosie Dunne: They have food in America, Mum, and I'm guessing washing machines.
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Alternate Versions

There is a very heavily-edited version of the film, which is shown on some in-flight entertainment systems (e.g. Etihad). The early part of the film is cut down so much that it is not clear who is father of Katie until roughly half-way through the film, when Greg returns to find Rosie at the hotel. See more »

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Featured in Projector: Serena/Love, Rosie (2014) See more »

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Right Place, Right Time
Written by Olly Murs, Steve Robson and Claude Kelly
Performed by Olly Murs
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A heartfelt, sincere romantic drama comedy film
11 November 2014 | by YJLcoolSee all my reviews

Based on the 2004 romance novel 'Where Rainbows End' written by Cecilia Ahern, Love, Rosie is about a story of two people who were best friends since they were young. They've known each other for so long and they're absolutely meant for each other, but could never have the courage to admit that they have strong feelings for each other. Furthermore, life is not always how we expect or want it to be, as various unforeseen circumstances or misunderstandings continuously keeps them apart from each other.

Love, Rosie have the same typical flaws that many romantic drama comedies have: several unavoidable clichés and contrivances, a predictable ending. However, as in all romantic comedies, it's the whole journey that truly matters. The film takes the audience through the ups and downs of their relationships and how it affects their friendship over the years. Things didn't happen the way you expected them to be on some occasions, which is rather surprising and refreshing at the same time. The film is filled with occasionally nice witty jokes and heartwarming moments, combine with charming, likable performances from the lead characters. The two leads have great chemistry on screen and it gives the believable feeling that they've known each other for years.

There's a real genuine, non-manipulative, non-domineering relationship between the leads as we witness several loving, selfless acts on both sides when tragedy strikes one of them. However, I have to admit that there's a rather unrealistic depiction about this "friendship" - men and women can't be close friends because the sex part always gets in the way (A famous quote from another romantic comedy film, When Harry Meets Sally...). In reality, it's virtually impossible that a beautiful, attractive young lady can be close friends with a strikingly handsome man without hardly any sexual tension at all, especially when both of them are heterosexuals and they've never think of each other as siblings either.

Overall, the film succeeds in finding the heart and soul for its characters for the audience to relate with, despite its shortcomings. It's a lovely, heartfelt film that doesn't disappoint and it's well worth a watch.

Rating: 7.5/10 http://yjcool.blogspot.com/2014/11/movie-review-love-rosie.html


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