Solomon & Gaenor
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Set in a Welsh mining community in 1911, a young Jewish boy falls in love with a Welsh girl. Solomon, a displaced Jew is forced to hide his true identity and turn his back on his faith and family in the pursuit of true love. Gaenor, a gentle and obedient chapel girl, scandalizes her community by pursuing her love for Solomon. When Gaenor discovers she is having a baby, their families make every effort to keep them apart.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A beautiful, gentle love story, fueled by the palpable chemistry between Gruffudd and Roberts."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"A satisfyingly old-fashioned love story."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
"Unrelentingly grim, but effective love story."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Around the one-hour mark, the plot gets more maudlin by the minute, climaxing with an ending that's not only predictable but almost laughable."
‑ Jeff Vice, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"Watching this romantic drama unfold, it is sad to see how religious bigotry can stamp out the hopes and dreams of two lovers."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"An unfortunate miss; the total equals considerably less than the sum of its admirable parts."
‑ Arthur Lazere,
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