It gets one star (not half) because I didn’t turn it off, I was able to finish it. Of course that was mostly because I kept thinking (hoping) it was going to get better... and another half star because I like Hayley Mills and her clothes were pretty. But it was awful! Every guy in this was slimy-icky. Seriously, I just wanted to punch them all.
Marty: "You don't like her. My mother don't like her. She's a dog. And I'm a fat, ugly man. Well, all I know is I had a good time last night. I'm gonna have a good time tonight. If we have enough good times together, I'm gonna get down on my knees. I'm gonna beg that girl to marry me. If we make a party on New Year's, I got a date for that party. You don't like her? That's too bad."
I love this sweet, simple movie. 💘
Laura: “Nothing lasts really, neither happiness nor despair...”
Alec: “I love you with all my heart and soul.”
Laura: “I want to die. If only I could die.”
I knew in the first 2 minutes I was going to love this one. It was one of the most beautifully shot, beautifully acted films I’ve ever seen! I adore Trevor Howard, and Celia Johnson was just lovely. She reminded me of Helena Bonham Carter. And that Rachmaninov score was so heart…