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The Notebook

A man (James Garner) reads from a faded notebook to a woman (Gena Rowlands) he regularly visits at her nursing home. Though her memory has faded, she becomes caught up in the fiery story of Allie and Noah... Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams) comes to the coastal town of Seabrook, North Carolina in the 1940's to spend the summer with her family. Still in her teens, Allie meets local boy Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) at a carnival. On the spot, Noah senses that he and Allie are meant to be together. Though she is a wealthy debutante and he a mill worker, over the course of one passionate and carefree summer in the South, the two fall deeply in love. Circumstances, and the sudden outbreak of World War II, drive them apart, but both continue to be haunted by memories of each other... Superior romantic drama based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks; directed by Nick Cassavetes (the son of Gena Rowlands).

Year: 2004
Genre: Latest Staff Picks, Drama Romance, Romance, Amy's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Kevin Connolly, Sam Shepard, Joan Allen
Duration: 118 Minutes
Rating: PG - Adult themes.
7.9/10
Location in store: Drama Romance

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