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The Truth About Romance

Published in T
Saturday, 06 July 2013 06:14
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    CTC.

  • The pitch

    A promising start.

  • Starring

    Jordan Greenhough, Danielle Jackson, Craig Asquith, Donna Parry, Leonora Moore, Margaret Cowen

  • Directed by

    James G Wall

  • Running time

    91 minutes

  • Rated

    CTC (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    Stealing. Hand burned with boiling water. Objects smashed. Murderer, rapist mentioned. A man jokes about jumping off a roof, setting himself on fire.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Kissing, flirting. Sexual-themed banter. Threesomes, orgy mentioned. Incest discussed hypothetically. Infidelity. Shirtless man, underwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer). Drinking beers, getting drunk mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-word, p*ss, slang words for genitals, derogatory terms for women. Name-calling. References to homosexuality, incest, suicide. Gender stereotyping.

  • THEMES

    Romance, relationships, love, cheating, mates, adventure, insecurity, trust, small talk, weird questions, acceptance, rejection, missed opportunities.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Estranged father/husband mentioned. Man cheats on his girlfriend, relationship break-up. Swans, ceramic pigs. Vomiting, toilet. Shot over fourteen days for GBP250.

  • CRITICS LIKE

    Truthful, unapologetic, hopeful. Good performances and casting choices. Beautiful soundtrack, natural-sounding dialogue, un-Hollywood ending. Excellent first feature for such a tiny budget. Good direction and production values overall. Available for free on YouTube.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE

    Lacks drama and tension (not enough at stake). Slow-paced. Little chemistry between leads. Some technical weakness.