Love, Rosie (2014)

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Love, Rosie (2014)
  • Time: 102 min
  • Genre: Comedy | Romance
  • Director: Christian Ditter
  • Cast: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Tamsin Egerton, Christian Cooke

Storyline:

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. One awkward turn at 18, one missed opportunity… and life sends them hurling in different directions. But somehow, across time, space and different continents, the tie that binds them cannot be undone. Will they find their way back to one another, or will it be too late? Based on Cecelia Ahern’s bestselling novel “Where Rainbows End”, LOVE, ROSIE is a modern comedy-of-errors tale posing the ultimate question: Do we really only get one shot at true love?

2 reviews

  • The shift from best friends to bedfellows has greased the engine of many a romantic comedy from When Harry Met Sally… to Friends With Benefits to the recent What If. Now comes Love, Rosie, an adaptation of Cecelia Ahern’s bestselling romance Where Rainbows End, that tracks the trials and tribulations of destined couple Rosie and Alex.

    Lifelong friends and neighbours, Rosie and Alex (Lily Collins and Sam Claflin) share a kiss on her 18th birthday, which she’s too drunk to remember the next day. He believes she just wants to forget it ever happened, so he listens to her counsel when she encourages him to take popular girl Bethany (model Suki Waterhouse, who makes a good go of it) to the dance whilst Rosie partners up with star jock Greg (Christian Cooke). After a cringe-inducing episode with a runaway condom that has Alex bailing her out once more, the two friends plan to move to Boston where he’s applied for a scholarship to Harvard to study medicine.

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  • Life is unpredictable and then life will turn upside down when you realize that you are in love with your best friend who turns out the perfect match for you. Love, Rosie is romantic–drama that has strong performances and likable performances.
    Love, Rosie tells the story of friendship, love, doubts and making the right choices between 2 lovely people.
    Love, Rosie has everything going in its favor – enchanting chemistry between the screen couple, nice background score , beautiful location. Directed by Christian Ditter , The Vow is the perfect date movie in the recent times. The story is based on a novel “Where Rainbow Ends” written by Cecelia Ahern whose previous work inlcudes P.S.I Love You which makes it more interesting and admiring. Right from the beginning till the end , the film keeps you entertained and that is the highlight of the movie. Though it loses steam in between , but gathers momentum at the later reel . Direction wise , Ditter has done a good job by extracting good performances by the lead cast. Screenplay is just fine getting ample scope for improvement. Production design is good with good background score gelling well with the film. Coming to performances , Lily Collins is the star of the movie. The lovely actress does an admiring job with right expression required for the role. Other actors played their part with utmost conviction.
    Love, Rosie is one such rom-com date film that will be enjoyed with your partner coupled with blend of good food on a romantic eve. Good 3.5/5

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