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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"

An Ideal Husband (1999)

6.9/10
Director: Oliver Parker
Starring: Rupert Everett, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore

Devoted womaniser and partygoer Arthur Goring (Rupert Everett) is famed for his elegance, repartee and refusal to take anything seriously. When called... Read more

An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

7/10
Director: Taylor Hackford
Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett Jr

Three outstanding performances by Richard Gere, Debra Winger and Lou Gossett Jr highlight this romantic drama about a naval officer who begins an affa... Read more

An Unexpected Love (2018)

6.8/10
Starring: Ricardo Darin, Mercedes Moran

When Ana and Marco arrive at the airport to farewell their son Luciano, who is leaving his Argentine homeland to study abroad, they are filled with ce... Read more

Anamika (2008)

3.2/10
Director: Ananth Narayan Mahadevan
Starring: Dino Morea, Minissha Lamba, Koena Mitra

A remake of Alfred Hitchcock's first American film 'Rebecca' (1940), this Bollywood version stars Dino Morea, Minissha Lamba and Koena Mitra in the le... Read more

And So It Goes (2014)

5.8/10
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Diane Keaton, Michael Douglas, Annie Parisse, Sterling Jerins, Austin Lysy, Mich...

There are a million reasons not to like realtor Oren Little (Michael Douglas), and that's just the way he likes it. Willfully obnoxious to anyone who... Read more

Animals (2014)

6.3/10
Director: Collin Schiffli
Starring: John Heard, David Dastmalchian, Kim Shaw, John Hoogenakker

Animals tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though the... Read more

Anna And The King Of Siam (1946)

7.1/10
Director: John Cromwell
Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J Cobb

A sumptuous production chronicling the experiences of a British governess in 19th Century Thailand and her battle of wits with a strong-willed ruler.... Read more

Anna Karenina (1935)

7.1/10
Director: Clarence Brown
Starring: Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew

Widely regarded as the best filmization of Tolstoy's illicit romance in the imperial court of Russia. Garbo is the tilte character, sheltered wife o... Read more

Anna Karenina (2012)

6.6/10
Director: Joe Wright
Starring: Emily Watson, Jude Law, Kelly Macdonald, Olivia Williams, Keira Knightley, Matth...

Directed by Joe Wright ("Pride & Prejudice", "Atonement") from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard ("Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead"), this bold adaptat... Read more

Annie Hall (1977)

8/10
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Paul Simon, Carol Kane, Shelley Duvall,...

One of Woody Allen's most well-loved and funniest films, with Diane Keaton as the ditsy sometime object of Woody's neurotic affections. Originally co... Read more