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The Last Letter from Your Lover

By Stefan Pape, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Charming romantic drama has strong language, sex references.

Movie NR 2021 110 minutes
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There is some mature things in this movie but I watched it with my daughter and it was amazing totally recommend

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Adapted from Jojo Moyes book -- she also co-wrote the script -- this is one of the most profoundly romantic movies of recent years. Interweaving narratives between the 1960s and the present day, The Last Letter from Your Lover takes a striking and provocative look into the perennial question of, "what if?" Romance is very easily misjudged on screen, but this remains unapologetically romantic, in a way that is sincere and endearing. It has cynicism, in the form of Jones' Ellie, which is needed. But it also celebrates love, and the idea of two people simply meant to be with one another.

The performances elevate the material. Jones shines, as ever, alongside the blissfully earnest Rizwan. While both Woodley and Turner -- as the star-crossed lovers in question -- share a remarkable on-screen chemistry, which is essential to a film of this nature working. Be warned, this is a movie that is likely to make you cry. But in between your tears, you'll also be treated to a fantastic soundtrack.

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