Aka: Love Actually Is All Around
The characters are falling in love, falling out of love, some are with right people, some are with the wrong people, some are looking to have an affair, some are in the period of mourning; a capsule summary of reality. Love begins and love ends. They flirt a lot. They are all flirting with love. At all ages and social levels, love is the theme. Romantic love and brotherly love is the hotchpotch through out the movie. Most of the movie is filmed in London, during Christmas and the characters all ended up at Heathrow airport a very uplifting note.
Love Actually can be described as feel good, sentimental, and bittersweet. The plot revolves around wooing, unfulfilled love, and an unlikely couple. The main genres are comedy, romance, and drama. In terms of style, Love Actually features an all-star cast, involves multiple stories, and includes a voice over. In approach, it is realistic. It is set, at least in part, in an urban environment. Love Actually is located in London. It takes place in contemporary times. The soundtrack is pop. Love Actually has received attention for being an award winner. It is well suited for a girls' night and a date night.
A courtroom sketch artists takes in the parade of sensationalist trials at work while simultaneously contending with a tragic loss at home in director Ryosuke Hashiguchi's affecting portrait of human fragility. Taciturn Kanao (Lily Franky) has recently wed his high school sweetheart Shoko (Tae Kimura), and with a child on the way he knows that he'll soon need a better source of income than his modest shoe repair shop draws. When Kanao's friend offers him a job as a courtroom sketch artist, he readily accepts knowing that it will provide him a better opportunity to express his creativity while also allowing him to...
start saving for the future. Meanwhile, in the courtroom, the trials of the day spring to vivid life on Kanao's sketch-pad. Kanao's hopes for the future soon begin to fade, however, when his infant daughter dies and Shoko sinks into a paralyzing depression.
Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the bachelor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who, on his first day at 10 Downing Street, falls in love with the girl who brings him his tea, to a hopeless sandwich delivery guy who doesn't think he has a chance with the girls in the U.K., so he heads for Wisconsin. From aging rock stars, to a stony headmistress, to a monolingual Portuguese housemaid--love arrives in many forms, shapes and sizes. Here, ten separate--but intertwining--stories of love all lead up to a big climax on Christmas Eve, proving that love is the driving force in all of these people's liv...
De film volgt het liefdesleven van acht Londenaren in de aanloop naar kerst. De nieuwe premier wordt verliefd op het meisje dat hem thee brengt, terwijl zijn zus huwelijksproblemen heeft. Een vader en zijn stiefzoon moeten het verlies van de moeder verwerken terwijl de zoon tot over z'n oren verliefd is op een klasgenote.