Tortoise In Love
Tortoise In Love (2012)

Tom, gardener at the big house, is not a fast mover with women. In fact he's glacially slow. When beautiful Polish au pair Anya arrives for the summer, Tom falls for her catastrophically like the felling of one of the giant trees he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: August 19, 2013
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Cath Clarke
Time Out

It's sharper than your average Britcom, and perfectly charming, so you'll forgive a bit of amateurism and wooden acting.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

Rather less fun than a saucy Women's Institute calendar.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

This gently off-beat romance may boast more corn than a packed silo in summer but it's got a tender heart and charm to spare.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

There's an easy charm about Guy Browning's debut film Tortoise in Love that is not only set in Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire, but whose community members became involved in its making

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Peter Bradshaw

It's gentle, well-meaning, a bit watery.

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Andrew Lowry
Total Film

The traditional problem of am-dram persists: unless it's your son/daughter/dad/nan doing their thing, you're never as forgiving as the enthusiastic cast would wish.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

A decidedly old fashioned film that has a big heart in many of the right places despite its modest means.

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Anna Pintus
Little White Lies

Laugh-out-loud humour and a replacement for Hugh Grant replacement. Bish bosh.

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Steve Newall

Does its best to follow rom-com convention, but without a spark between the leads, a captivating narrative or decent dollop of humour, fails to do the minimum required...

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