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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"

You've Got Mail (1998)

6.6/10
Director: Nora Ephron
Starring: Dabney Coleman, Greg Kinnear, Jean Stapleton, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey, Steve Zahn...

The 1940 film "The Shop Around the Corner" gets a high-tech revamping in this contemporary romantic comedy. Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star as New York bu... Read more

Young Ones (Blu-ray) (2014)

5.9/10
Director: Jake Paltrow
Starring: Michael Shannon, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning

Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive. Read more

Zelary (2003)

7.7/10
Director: Ondrej Trojan
Starring: Ana Geislerova, Gyorgy Cserhalmi, Ivan Trojan, Miroslav Donutil

Based on Kveta Legatova's novella about Eliska (Ana Geislerova) a nurse involved in the Czech resistance movement in Prague. When forced to flee into... Read more

Zhou Yu's Train (2003)

Director: Sun Zhou
Starring: Gong Li, Tony Leung (Ka Fai), Sun Honglei

This stylized romantic drama sees Zhou Yu (Gong Li) take a long train ride twice a week to meet her poet lover, Tony Leung. But accompanying her on t... Read more

Zoe (2018)

6.1/10
Director: Drake Doremus
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Theo James, Rashida Jones, Christina Aguilera, Miran...

Two colleagues at a research lab work to improve and perfect romantic relationships. A story about how synthetic humans can feel and even love, and ho... Read more