Four years ago in the U. S. went out 100 page book, Friedman Sisters’ Letters to Juliet “, which contains 100 of the most beautiful letters left in the wall of the house of Juliet and her sisters came to Verona, " Club Juliet “in the mail. Letters from various countries on a variety of girls and women, including two letters from Russia and most touching letter from lesbians from India. Letters, the authors are united belief in the magical power of the spirit of Juliet, in accordance with an ancient legend has become an angel, be sure to help everyone who is drawn to it in dealing with love problems.
When restaurateur Victor (Bernal) and his fiancée - aspiring journalist from New York, Sophie
(Seifried) came to Italy for pre-wedding holiday, nothing foreshadowed the problems in their relationship. Except for one - Victor solutions combine business with pleasure, using the rest to find suppliers of products for his restaurant in New York. Alas, soon he enjoys great food of Tuscany, that quite forgets about his fiancee, who, wandering aimlessly from Verona, is adjacent to the Secretaries of the Club of Juliet. " Finding a wall of the house of Juliet a letter dated 15 year old Claire Stief, which fifty years ago, fell in love with a young Italian guy - Lorenzo Bartolini, but was forced to part with him, Sophie writes her reply, thinking to use that history to its future article or book . . .
But then, everything is strictly in accordance with templates, a hundred times worked in similar films. As the search for the very Lorenzo in the provinces of Tuscany and the Veneto, there are two law-governed triangle relations. One of them includes Sophie, Claire and her cynical grandchild, Charlie, does not believe, until a certain point, in romantic love. The second - a classic love triangle: Charlie, Victor and Sophie. After all, as far as immersion in the splendor of feelings Clare, Sophie begins anew rethink their own feelings and attitudes . . .
For all the movie script templates, the “Letters to Juliet" there are some indisputable advantages. First, the character Claire Stief in an amazing performance Venessa Redgrave. From the traditional roles for their ease and spontaneity that she gave all the thrill and warm feelings, he kept it after 50 years of his life. Her acting work in this film is certainly admirable.
Secondly, Gary Vinica successfully beat expectation of a meeting Claire with every new pensioner Lorenzo. Find out whether she is his half-century later? It remains there in his heart the same feeling, like Claire? Through this special anticipation of love, dating all the scenes with Claire next Lorenzo turned out as separate mini-movies with their own plot.
It must be noted is soft and unobtrusive humor and pleasant Italian music accompanying most of the action film. And, finally, its operator - Italian Pontecorvo was amazing to show the beauty of ancient Verona, rural landscapes of Tuscany and the Veneto and the beautiful Italian products, which are so in love with Victor. Therefore, visually the film has turned out very sunny, mellow, light and airy as a summer itself, Italy.