Aka: Love Actually Is All Around
Against the backdrop of aged has-been rock star Billy Mack's Christmas themed comeback cover of "Love Is All Around" which he knows is crap and makes no bones about it much to his manager Joe's chagrin as he promotes the record, several interrelated stories about romantic love and the obstacles to happiness through love for Londoners are presented in the five weeks preceding Christmas. Daniel's wife has just passed away, leaving him to take care of his adolescent stepson Sam by himself. Daniel is uncertain how to deal with Sam and his problems without his wife present, especially in light of a potential budding r...
omance within their household. Juliet and Peter have just gotten married. They believe that Peter's best friend and best man Mark hates Juliet but won't say so to his or her face. Others looking at the situation from the outside believe Mark is jealous of Juliet as he is in love with Peter himself. Jamie, a writer, is taking a writing retreat by himself in rural France ...
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.