PG | | Drama, Romance
A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
Although the novel on which this movie is based was a huge best-seller, it was widely disparaged by literary critics, most of whom found its characters shallow and its plot simple-minded.
Oliver Barrett IV:
What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful and brilliant? That she loved Mozart and Bach, the Beatles, and me?
When Oliver talks with Phil at the hospital, his hand suddenly appears on Phil's shoulder.
Unusually, for a movie released in the early 1970s, there were no opening credits after the title has been shown.
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