A New York Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale
  • 2014
  • USA
  • 1h 58min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Akiva Goldsman
  • Cast: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe
  • UK release: 21 February 2014

New York, 1916; charismatic thief Peter (Farrell) falls in love with dying heiress Beverley (Brown Findlay), kicking off a magical fable that spans a century. Goldsman's keenly-awaited directorial debut fails to escape mawkishness, and despite decent work from Farrell and Findlay, this adaptation of Mark Helprin's popular fantasy novel is hugely disappointing.

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Colin Farrell: A New York Winter's Tale isn't for everyone

11 Mar 2014

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Colin Farrell admits 'A New York Winter's Tale' isn't for "everyone". The 37-year-old actor appears in the film alongside former 'Downton Abbey' star Jessica Brown Findlay, who plays his love interest, and admits the romantic drama won't be a favourite…

A New York Winter’s Tale

24 Feb 20142 stars

Colin Farrell and Russell Crowe star in a fantasy-romance overburdened with mawkish sentimentality

Akiva Goldsman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of A Beautiful Mind, makes his keenly anticipated directorial debut with an adaptation he also penned of Mark Helprin’s popular fantasy novel but for all of its lofty ambitions, A New York Winter’s Tale…

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