"Alice's Festival Of Romance" Romantic films often explore the essential themes of love at first sight, young (and older) love, unrequited love, obsessive love, sentimental love, spiritual love, forbidden love, sexual and passionate love, sacrificial love, explosive and destructive love, and tragic love. Romantic films serve as great escapes and fantasies for viewers, especially if the two people finally overcome their difficulties, declare their love, and experience life "happily ever after" - implied by a reunion and final kiss. Here "Alice's Festival of Romance" has been assembled below as an aphabetical list. Should more precise scrolling be required, one should go to the specific genre, ie "Classic Romance", "Comedy Romance" , "Drama Romance" or even "Queer Cinema" Right: Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid star in Todd Haynes' "Far From Heaven"

Armaan (2003)

Director: Honey Irani
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Gracy Singh, Preity Zinta

Dr. Siddharth Sinha (Amitabh Bachchan) is a heart surgeon raising funds to turn his small hospital into a state-of-the-art medical facility. Dr. Akash... Read more

Arthur (1981)

Director: Steve Gordon
Starring: Dudley Moore, John Gielgud, Liza Minnelli

Spoiled millionaire Dudley Moore must choose between continued wealth (in a planned marriage) and true love (with working-class waitress Liza Minnelli... Read more

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Director: James L Brooks
Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr

Best Actor and Actress Academy Awards went to Jack Nicholson, obessive-compulsive New York author, and Helen Hunt as the caring waitress and single mo... Read more

Ash Is Purest White (2018)

Director: Zhangke Jia

A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017. Read more

Ashes in the Snow (2018)

Director: Marius A. Markevicius
Starring: Sophie Cookson, Bel Powley

In 1941, a 16-year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's pass... Read more

At First Sight (1998)

Director: Irwin Winkler
Starring: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis

Based on a true story by Dr Oliver Sacks ("Awakenings") about a blind masseur (Val Kilmer), blind since childhood, who falls in love with client Mira... Read more

Atomised (2006)

Director: Oskar Roehler
Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Franka Potente

Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexua... Read more

Atonement ( Blu-ray ) (2007)

Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Vanessa Redgrave, Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, S...

Based on the acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan ('Enduring Love', 'The Comfort of Strangers'), this epic war-time romance is one of the finest studies of f... Read more

Austenland (2013)

Director: Jerusha Hess
Starring: Jane Seymour, Jennifer Coolidge, James Callis, Keri Russell, Bret McKenzie, JJ F...

Jane Hayes's (Keri Russell) adoration of all things Jane Austen is complicating her love life. Determined to be the heroine of her own story, Jane spe... Read more

Australia (2008)

Director: Baz Luhrmann
Starring: Bryan Brown, David Gulpilil, David Wenham, Hugh Jackman, Jack Thompson, Nicole K...

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman join forces with visionary director Baz Luhrmann in "Australia", an epic and romantic action adventure set on the brink... Read more