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Letters to Juliet [2010]

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When an American girl (Amanda Seyfried) finds herself in the hometown of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," she stumbles upon a heartbreaking "Letter to Juliet" written more than fifty years ago. When she responds, she uncovers more than just one love story. Also with Gael Garcia Bernal, Christopher Egan and Vanessa Redgrave. Directed by Gary Winick. [1:44 - PG]

DUELING CRITICS

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"If even half the movies coming out of Hollywood these days, regardless of the genre they fit into, were made with as much care and spirit as [Gary] Winick and his cast have poured into Letters to Juliet, the current moviegoing landscape would be a much greener, happier place."

- Stephanie Zacharek

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"All that occurs is . . . obviousness... For that, you may thank director Gary Winick, the nongenius who slathers the Italian scenes with an oozing, sun-dappled butteryness."

- Kyle Smith



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