Love in the Time of CholeraWhen Florentino Ariza (Javier Bardem) sees Fermina Daza (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) through a villa window, it is love at first sight. But when rejected, he devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart.Keywords:
Actors of "Love in the Time of Cholera"Javier BardemBirthdate: 1 March 1969, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
Characters of "Love in the Time of Cholera"
Directors of "Love in the Time of Cholera"Mike NewellBirthdate: 28 March 1942, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Creators of "Love in the Time of Cholera"Ronald HarwoodBirthdate: 9 November 1934, Cape Town, South AfricaGabriel García MárquezBirthdate: 6 March 1927, Aracataca, Magdalena, Colombia
Critic Reviews of "Love in the Time of Cholera"I.E. WeeklyJanuary 29, 2008
It's all yodeling Shakira ballads and emotional shots of the would-be lovers staring at each other until their cheeks pale from exhaustionEbert & RoeperNovember 19, 2007
Sometimes you're watching a bad movie, and you're like, 'Well, I'm still entertained,' so I'm recommending it on that sort of level.Seattle TimesNovember 16, 2007
Mike Newell's handsome adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez' novel looks lovely, but feels lifeless; the chemistry between the main characters just isn't there.San Francisco ChronicleNovember 16, 2007
[Actress Mezzogiorno] finds the story's emotion by resisting the tug of the movie into grandeur.Philadelphia InquirerNovember 16, 2007
Bardem's hypnotic presence, like that of an Easter Island statue come to life, is one of the film's many pleasures. As is its intimations of a love everlasting.Newark Star-LedgerNovember 16, 2007
There isn't an actor here who really connects.Boston PhoenixAugust 24, 2009
Film in the Time of Oprah is more like it.TheMovieReport.comDecember 27, 2008
One can recognize the elements that made the book such a beloved work--and see how these elements are so completely botched in screen translation.ReelzChannel.comSeptember 02, 2008
A hodge-podge of histrionic, ridiculous scenes cobbled together with no build up.Paste MagazineJuly 31, 2008
No, Love in the Time of Cholera is not the masterpiece that its source material is, but by choosing not to top the original it still ends up mostly succeeding as a film.FILMINK (Australia)May 30, 2008
Unlike the unfilmable novel, Newell's discordant picture exhibits the worst symptoms of fever itself: unpleasant to endure and then quickly forgotten.
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