Love is Strange Synopsis
A Catholic school where George teaches, does not approve of the marriage to his partner, thus firing him. The couple is forced to split up.
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RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
It's a courageous film that's willing to sit in those moments instead of underlining them or hurrying past them, hoping we get the...
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Love Is Strange emerges as a total triumph for Sachs and his co-leads, John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, who, despite lengthy filmographies,...
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Entertainment Weekly

Sachs, Molina, and Lithgow have given adult moviegoers a perfect piece of summer counterprogramming — a warm, humane, resplendent romance...
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The Playlist

By James Rocchi
Calling Love Is Strange a great gay love story is both precise and inaccurate; I doubt I’ll see a more finely performed and beautifully...
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Love Is Strange is a sophisticated take on contemporary urbanity infused with romantic ideals and the tragedy of their dissolution.
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90

Variety

By Peter Debruge
Love Is Strange never feels anything less than authentic, like a true story shared by close friends.
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Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
Throughout the picture you understand the miracle and good fortune of finding love, and recognize the great changes in tolerance American...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Love Is Strange is, above all, a triumph for Lithgow and Molina, two consummate actors who bring decades of experience to artful...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Love Is Strange has a gentleness about it, and an empathy, that inspire.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Do not expect dynamic filmmaking from Love Is Strange. It's about other things, and Lithgow and Molina are splendid, their eyes full of...
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love is strange

By taupe9000
very interesting story--excellent filming ---very good acting ---great music---the story keeps losing its focus ---the side stories are interesting but too important---so many side stories take away...

Love is Strange

By DBLDEE9969
the movie was very heart warming and sweet! and the end was a bit of a surprise! I would have liked a happier ending, but overall I liked it alot!...

A Strange Pitiful Movie...

By vjmandarine
A sad little movie that goes nowhere. Marginalized gay characters that seem more like victims of circumstance and poor planning.. The story spirals downward after the first 5 minutes. Since there...

By abe4gs
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Disappointed

By CNMGREY
The cast is strong but the story a little weak. The editing was awful Far too many unnecessarily long scenes where literally nothing happened. and yet there appeared to be parts of the movie missing,...

Good acting, bad story

By United87
John and Alfred's acting was great but the stories left unanswered questions, this could have been a great movie...

Great actors, but what is "strange" is the premise

By mslim98
Any movie with Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow, and Alfred Molina in it automatically has a lot going for it, and they made the movie watchable. I wasn't annoyed until after it was over, and then I was...

the best

By pencil2man
Its a must see....

Sweet and lovely film

By martingg
beautiful photography, beautiful music, excellent casting and acting.....a sweet movie that ought to be seen........

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Rated R | For Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Heartfelt drama about love, real estate has some swearing.
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