Love Is All You Need

Love is All You Need
  • 2012
  • Denmark
  • 1h 56min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Susanne Bier
  • Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Kim Bodnia
  • UK release: 19 April 2013

This Danish romantic comedy from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier follows Trine Dyrholm’s Ida, a hairdresser who, having recently lost her hair following a successful bout of breast cancer treatment, discovers her husband is having an affair. Travelling to a sun-kissed Italian lemon plantation for her daughter’s wedding, Ida encounters a similarly bruised soul, Pierce Brosnan’s English widower Philip, who blames the world for the loss of his wife and who also happens to be the groom’s father.

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Love is All You Need

16 Apr 20132 stars

A syrupy, genre-led romcom-lite starring Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm

Love, apparently, is all you need, which could be why Susanne Bier has forgotten about nuance, character, wit and candour. Expectations were high for the Danish director of 2010’s Oscar-winning In a Better World, but she has let herself down with this…

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