February 09, 2009
sweet and enchanting
November 23, 2008
It was 1980 when I first became aquainted with this delight of a film. What a wonderous time for a preteen/teen girl. And this film, from the magique of the chemistry between actors to the enhancing quality of the original score. WOW! Everything added together equals to my favourite all-time film, ever! Thirty-six years later made it the best birthday gift I have ever received, too. I recommend
One of the best date movies ever made. Young people in a first love treated realistically and sympatheically, but with no condescension. Olivier is great; the young actors first rate. One of Diane Lane's first movies.
August 22, 2008
At the twilight of Sir Lawrence Olivier's career and the dawn of Diane Lane's this delightful story offers both several moments to show the "chops" that mark both as A++ performers. By and large the direction and editing was first rate -- but the first third of the film drug a bit -- and could have been cut a bit tighter -- as the story was telegraphed by the introductory scenes. The writing