A Little Romance
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The disarming comedy A Little Romance features Diane Lane as a 13-year-old American, living in Paris with her businessman stepfather (Arthur Hill) and her promiscuous mother (Sally Kellerman). Mom is currently enamored with pretentious-filmmaker David Dukes, and it is on the set of Dukes' latest picture that Lane meets another 13-year-old, insatiable French film buff Thelonious Bernard. A likeable street-smart petty thief and gambler, Bernard is instantly attracted to Lane. With the help of roguish old Laurence Olivier, Lane and Bernard arrange a romantic rendezvous under the Bridge of… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Absolutely delightful romance, so light of heart that it has the power to melt any cynic."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Like the rest of the film, Diane Lane is smart, pretty and charming in the most classical of senses."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"We all need a little romance, and George Roy Hill gives just the right potion."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Charming to the max with great Olivier turn."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"George Roy Hill...wasn't afraid to entertain his audience with a good story, likeable characters, and a little schmaltz."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"A perfect combination of elements: engaging performances, romantic European locations, a buoyant score and a smart, observant screenplay"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Diane Lane's talent was obvious even at age 14."
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"Charming tale of adolescent romance that had me mooning after Diane Lane for years."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
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