Love Story

Love Story

DVD - 2007
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A young couple from different backgrounds marries and then face her unexpected impending death.
Audience: OFA rating: PG.
Publisher: Hollywood : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2007.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Love
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English dubbed in French.


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Jan 14, 2018

When I watched this movie for the first time, back in ‘80, I remember lots of tears and talks about it. Rewatching it, didn’t bring the same emotions at all and it is not that good as I have remembered after all. Movie feels rushed and without depth and book feels like a movie script.
I guess different perspective on life now, isn’t it?

Mar 03, 2016

The classic 1970 romance that was schmaltzy then and has not improved with age. The usual poor 70s production values.

Mar 01, 2016

"Love means never having to say you're sorry!"

This line, as uttered by a gorgeous Ali MacGraw, became the catch phrase of 1970. And I believed her, or wanted to. Hey, I was 12 at the time--what did I know? On the other hand, what on earth was I doing in a theater showing an R-rated movie?

Jan 02, 2016

Not believable and way too much unnecessary swearings!

Jul 14, 2014

Hey! If love really is so wonderful, then why-oh-why does everything about this movie make me wanna puke, big time? I'm not kidding!

Considering how mega-popular that Love Story was upon its initial release back in 1970 - I'd say that it sure reveals (with crystal-clarity) just how absolutely "love-starved" that particular generation of movie-goers really was.

This modern-day Romeo and Juliet story is so unbelievably trite, clichéd and insipid that it's hard to imagine what a phenomenal box-office success that it originally was. I mean, Love Story is so bloody ridiculous that when Ali MacGraw's character becomes terminally ill she (get this!) actually grows more beautiful as her death approaches. (Like - What ails you, girl?)

You can easily argue that I don't know how the hell to recognize "great love" when I see it. But if this sappy, little soap-opera-of-a-movie is supposed to be a prime example of that "great love", then I'd say that the commodity we all call "love" is grossly over-rated. Yep. It sure is!

Believe me, all you love-crazed, starry-eyed, little fockers - Unconditional Love Does Not Exist. It doesn't.... Let's face it - "Love is "always" having to say you're sorry."

Now - How's that for some healthy, finely-tuned cynicism?

Feb 25, 2014

What can you say. For me this is the original romantic movie. This came out when I was a teen and I idolized it. I highly recommend this to anyone.

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Dec 13, 2013

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Aug 27, 2011

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Sep 15, 2014

"Love means never having to say you're sorry"


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