Love & Savagery
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Love & Savagery
A man isn't about to give up on winning the woman he loves in this romantic drama from veteran Canadian filmmaker John N. Smith. It's 1969, and Michael (Allan Hawco) is a student of poetry and geology from Newfoundland who travels to Ireland to explore some unusual mineral formations in County Clare. Michael is staying at a small inn when he meets Kathleen (Sarah Greene), a beautiful young woman who works at a neighborhood pub. Michael is immediately drawn to Kathleen, but he learns her parents died when she was young, and in accordance with her mother's final wish she plans to… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The pair struggle to embody characters who tend to seem like scripted abstractions and clashing symbols. That is, they struggle until the climax, when something wonderful happens."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"There's not enough convincing love or savagery in this tepid film that fails to deliver on its eponymous promise."
‑ Linda Barnard, Toronto Star
"Love and Savagery, though wonderful to look at, feels too slender to be called a feature film."
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
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