release year: 2004
viewing setting: home DVD, 2/14/09
synopsis: In a nusring home, an old gentleman reads to an older lady from a notebook, conveying the story of two young people in love in the 1940s.
impressions: Good love story with plenty of tearjerker power. I don't want to give anything away, but there are good portrayals of overprotective parents, class differences, and the confusion of young people who don't know any better.
acting: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams are the two young lovers from the story. James Garner and Gena Rowlands are the elderly friends.
final word: A good romance that will make you think about your significant other and your relationship.
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