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"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"

A Room with a View (1985)

7.4/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Denholm Elliott, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, Julian Sand...

"A Room with a View" is the film that defined Merchant-Ivory as the masters of the romantic period piece and this exceptional adaptation of E.M. Forst... Read more

A Room with a View ( Blu-ray ) (1985)

7.4/10
Director: James Ivory
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Denholm Elliott, Helena Bonham Carter, Judi Dench, Julian Sand...

"A Room with a View" is the film that defined Merchant-Ivory as the masters of the romantic period piece and this exceptional adaptation of E.M. Forst... Read more

A Royal Affair (2012)

7.6/10
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Starring: Mikkel Boe Folsgaard, Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen

A Danish period drama based on the true story of Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander), the English princess who married King Christian VII of Denmark i... Read more

A Royal Affair ( Blu-ray ) (2012)

7.6/10
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard

A Danish period drama based on the true story of Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander), the English princess who married King Christian VII of Denmark i... Read more

A Soldier's Tale (1989)

6.3/10
Director: Larry Parr
Starring: Benoit Regent, Gabriel Byrne, Judge Reinhold, Maurice Garrel, Marianne Basler, P...

In wartime France a New Zealand soldier on a weekend leave meets a young French woman who is under suspicion of colluding with the occupying Germans t... Read more

A Song For Martin (2001)

7/10
Director: Bille August
Starring: Sven Wolter, Viveka Seldahl

In director Bille August's meditation on autumnal love, famous composer Martin meets and falls for Barbara a gifted violinist. Abandoning their former... Read more

A Star is Born (2018)

8.4/10
Director: Bradley Cooper
Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lady G...

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big... Read more

A Star is Born (Blu-Ray) (2018)

8.4/10
Director: Bradley Cooper
Starring: Andrew Dice Clay, Sam Elliott, Dave Chappelle, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Lady G...

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big... Read more

A Walk In The Clouds (1995)

6.7/10
Director: Alfonso Arau
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Aitana Sanchez-Gijon, Anthony Quinn

Keanu Reeves, Anthony Quinn and Giancarlo Giannini star in this romantic drama from the director of 'Like Water for Chocolate' and spins the tale of a... Read more

A Walk on the Moon (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Tony Goldwyn
Starring: Liev Schreiber, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Anna Paquin

Set in the summer of 1969, a time of major change in America. Man is set to walk on the moon, Vietnam is raging and Woodstock is about to revolutionis... Read more