Truly Madly Deeply
Truly Madly Deeply (1991)

Pianist Nina (Juliet Stevenson) and cellist Jamie (Alan Rickman) played together and loved together. When they weren't making music with each other, they made love. It was an idyllic romantic and musical partnership, and when Jamie… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1991
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2001
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This is a beguiling film in more ways than one.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

Miss Stevenson, Mr. Rickman and Mr. Maloney, good actors all, work tirelessly on behalf of the insistently gooey and smug material.

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Like Ghost, only British and better.

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Variety Staff

This sharply scripted study of a bereaved woman who literally wishes her partner back from the grave is an impressive directorial bow by British playwright Anthony Minghella.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Minghella lays on the whimsy a bit thick at times, but his wryly funny and heartfelt observations on sorrow go down much easier than the Hollywood brand of lump-in-the-throat histrionics.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A wonderful, bittersweet little romantic comedy.

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Time Out

As a metaphor for the experience of bereavement, the conceit is over-extended, though Stevenson almost makes it work.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

It's a sweetly affecting tug of the heart.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

off-beat and involving

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
I heard raves about this movie but I thought it was horrendous. Stagey, saccharine and painfully PC.
Robert C
One of the few "Romantic Comedies" that I actually like. It really is rather dark as "romantic comedies" go (perhaps that's why I like… More
Aj V
A beautiful and funny romantic drama/comedy about a woman who can't get past the death of her boyfriend, and he comes back as a ghost to help her. I love… More
Cindy I
I really liked this film, but I'll probably never watch it again. It was too painful! Most I ever cried over a movie until I saw Ordet. But it has some… More
vieras esine
"You're telling me there are dead people in my living room watching videos?" The scenes between Jamie and Nina: **** The rest: **
xGary Xx
Subtle comedy dealing with grief and loss that only upper middle class english professionals could possibly relate to. Juliet Stephenson's performance is… More