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Love Story is a American romantic drama Bozo Barrett (Theme From Love Story) - Francis Lai - Love Story - Bande Originale Du Film written by Erich Segalwho was also the author of the best-selling novel of the same name.
It was produced by Howard G. A tragedy, the film is considered one of the most romantic by the American Film Institute 9 on the list and is one of the highest-grossing films of all time. He meets Jennifer "Jenny" Cavilleri, a quick-witted, working-class Radcliffe College student of classical music; they quickly fall in love despite their differences.
When Jenny reveals her plans to study in Paris, Oliver is upset that he does not figure in those plans. He proposes, she accepts, and they travel to the Barrett mansion so that she can meet Oliver's parents, who are judgmental and unimpressed with her. Later Oliver's father tells him that he will cut him off financially if he marries Jenny. After graduation Oliver and Jenny marry nonetheless. Without his father's financial support, the couple struggle to pay Oliver's way through Harvard Law School ; Jenny works as a teacher.
Oliver graduates third in his class and takes a position at a respectable New York City law firm. They are ready to start a family, but fail to conceive. After many tests Oliver is told that Jenny is terminally ill. Oliver attempts to live a "normal life" without telling Jenny of her condition, but she finds out after confronting her doctor. Oliver buys tickets to Paris, but she declines to go, wanting only to spend time with him.
To pay for Jenny's cancer therapy, Oliver seeks money from his estranged father, who asks him if he has "gotten a girl in trouble. From her hospital bed, Jenny makes funeral arrangements with her father, then asks for Oliver. She tells him to not blame himself, insisting that he never held her back from music and it was worth it for the love they shared.
Jenny's last wish is made when she asks him to embrace her tightly before she Danny Boy - Charlie Spivak - A Night At Ye Olde Fireplace. As a grief-stricken Oliver Various - Matrix Downloaded  the hospital, he sees his father outside, having rushed to New York City from Massachusetts as soon as he heard the news about Jenny and wanting to offer his help.
Oliver tells him, "Jenny's dead," and his father says "I'm sorry," to which Oliver responds, "Love— Love means never having to say you're sorry ", something that Jenny had said to him earlier. Oliver walks back alone to the outdoor ice rink, where Jenny had watched him skate the day she was hospitalized. Erich Segal originally wrote the screenplay and sold it to Paramount Pictures. While the film was being produced, Paramount wanted Segal to write a novel based on it, to be published on Valentine's Day to help pre-publicize the release of the film.
When the novel came out, it became a bestseller on its own in advance of the film. The original director was Larry Peerce. He backed out and was replaced by Anthony Harvey. Harvey dropped out and was replaced by Arthur Hiller. Jimmy Webb wrote a score for the film that was not used. The main song in the film, " Where Do I Begin?
Love Story " was a major success, particularly the vocal rendition recorded by Andy Williams. Overall, Love Story has received generally positive reviews.
Roger Ebert gave the film four out of four stars and called it "infinitely better than the book," adding, "because Hiller makes the lovers into individuals, of course we're moved by the film's conclusion.
Why not? It's the telling that matters: the surfaces and the textures and the charm of the actors. And it is hard to see how these quantities could have been significantly improved upon in 'Love Story. Newsweekhowever, felt the film was contrived  and film critic Judith Crist called Love Story " Camille with bullshit. Seeing the characters in the movie We get precious little, and love by fiat doesn't work well in film. There is scarcely a character or situation or line in the story that rings true, that suggests real simplicity or generosity of feeling, a sentiment or emotion honestly experienced and expressed.
The film was ranked number nine on the AFI's Years The film also spawned a trove of imitations, parodies, and homages in countless films, having re-energized melodrama on the silver screen as well as helping to set the template for the modern " chick flick ". The film was an instant box office smash. At the time of release, it was the 6th highest-grossing film of all time in U. S and Canada gross only.
Adjusted for inflation, the film remains one of the top 40 domestic grosses of all time. The film was first broadcast on ABC television on October 1, and became the most watched film on television surpassing The Birds with Bozo Barrett (Theme From Love Story) - Francis Lai - Love Story - Bande Originale Du Film Nielsen rating of The Crimson Key Societya student association, has sponsored showings of Love Story during orientation to each incoming class of Harvard College freshmen since the late s.
During the showings, society members and other audience members mock, Radiate - Tim Oxley - Kitchen Songs, and jeer "maudlin, old-fashioned and just plain schlocky" moments to humorously build school spirit.
The soundtrack from the film was released separately as an album, and distributed by Quality Records. All tracks are written by Francis Laiexcept where noted. American Film Institute recognition. The latter is spoken twice in the film, once by Jennifer when Oliver is about to apologize to her for his anger. It is also spoken by Oliver to his father when his father says "I'm sorry" after hearing of Jennifer's death. The comedy What's Up, Doc? O'Neal's character responds, "That's the dumbest thing I ever heard.
O'Neal and Milland reprised their roles for a sequelOliver's Storyreleased in It was based on Segal's novel. The film begins with Jenny's funeral, then picks up 18 months later. Oliver is a successful, but unhappy, lawyer in New York. Suffering from comparisons to the original, Oliver's Story did poorly with both Justify, Satisfy - Unknown Artist - Virgin Beats & Acapellas and critics.
NBC broadcast Love Storya short-lived romantic anthology television series, in Although it shared its name with the novel and movie and used the same theme song — " Where Do I Begin Love Story " — as the movie, it otherwise was unrelated to them, with no characters or storylines 夢はどこにある = Yume Wa Dokoni Aru - 坂本 九* - 夢はどこにある common with either the novel or the movie.
The original film was remade in India in the Malayalam language entitled Madanolsavam in The film is a modern rendition of the novel Love Story by Eric Segal. The film was released worldwide on 5 February under the production banner of Eros Bozo Barrett (Theme From Love Story) - Francis Lai - Love Story - Bande Originale Du Film . Vincent Canby wrote in his original New York Times review that it was "as if Jenny was suffering from some vaguely unpleasant Elizabeth Arden treatment.
The movie's female protagonist has been credited with the spike in the baby name Jennifer in North America inlaunching it to the number 1 feminine given name. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Love Story Theatrical release poster. Paramount Pictures Love Story Company. Bozo Barrett (Theme From Love Story) - Francis Lai - Love Story - Bande Originale Du Film Board of Film Classification.
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