• My Summer of Love (2004)

My Summer of Love

Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2005

R |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

When upper-class Tamsin (Emily Blunt) meets working-class Mona (Natalie Press) they are immediately drawn to each other. Although coming from different worlds, the two find common ground in their dysfunctional family lives. To seal their friendship, Mona introduces Tamsin to her born-again Christian brother (Paddy Considine), and Mona helps Tamsin spy on her adulterous father. Bound together by their secrets, Tamsin and Mona see their friendship deepen and enter into dangerous waters.

Cast: Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Michelle Byrne, Paul Antony-Barber, Lynette Edwards, Kathryn Sumner

Director: Paul Pavlikovsky

Genres: Drama

Production Co: UK Film Council, BBC Films

Keywords: Sister, Intense, 2000s, Rivalry, Brother, Passionate, Forbidden love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Superbly acted, movingly written, and directed with a tough-minded lyricism rarely found in today's films. A summer movie to love. show more

  • 100
    Ruthe SteinSan Francisco Chronicle

    Instantly captivating. show more

  • 80
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    Some of the metaphors are a bit too literal but the director largely succeeds with his story and the surprises are convincing. Best of all the film has a terrific sense of humor and the young actresses exploit it delightfully. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)