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A Little Romance

A Little Romance
Diane Lane

Diane Lane

Screen Time: 75%
Role: Lauren King
Age: 13 years old

 

A Little Romance

1979
I love You, Je t'aime (France)
Rating: 8.5 (3 votes)
Directed: George Roy Hill
Country: France, USA
Language: English, French
Genre: Coming of Age, Romance
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079477

Summary

Sandwiched between "Slap Shot" and "The World According to Garp", George Roy Hill made this effervescent film about first love. A sharp American girl (Diane Lane, in her debut) and a film-loving Parisian boy (Thelonious Bernard, in his only film) fall innocently in love. When the girl's zealous mother (Sally Kellerman) goes ballistic, the young couple fall under the spell of a curious gentleman (none other than Laurence Olivier), who plants the seed to make their love last forever: to kiss under a Venetian bridge at sunset. As the love story becomes an adventure with the young lovers crossing France and Italy, Allan Burns's Oscar-nominated script and Hill's deft touch turn this into a romance for the ages and a movie to smile about. George Delerue's Oscar-winning score and the picturesque European scenery don't hurt either.