Solomon & Gaenor
Solomon & Gaenor (2000)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2001
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Michael Dequina

A beautiful, gentle love story, fueled by the palpable chemistry between Gruffudd and Roberts.

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Jeff Vice
Deseret News (Salt Lake City)

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.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Unrelentingly grim, but effective love story.

Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

A satisfyingly old-fashioned love story.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Watching this romantic drama unfold, it is sad to see how religious bigotry can stamp out the hopes and dreams of two lovers.

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Arthur Lazere

An unfortunate miss; the total equals considerably less than the sum of its admirable parts.

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