Lovers Of The Arctic Circle (1998)

JULIO MEDEM

Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB

Original title:  Los Amantes Del Circulo Polar

Spain/France, 1998.  Canal+, Sociedad, Sociedad General de Televisión.  Screenplay by Julio Medem.  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by , , , .  Costume Design by Estibaliz Markiegi.  Film Editing by .  Toronto International Film Festival 1998Venice Film Festival 1998.  

Rich drama and beautiful cinematography make up for sometimes confusing plot about a man and a woman destined to love each other from childhood, despite sometimes being continents away from each other. Their parents’ intertwining lives, chance encounters and eventual tragedies are a part of their story, and thanks to great talent on display from the youngsters, it’s always absorbing and worth watching.

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