Letters to Juliet
- 1 hr 45 min
The American romantic movie Letters to Juliet is about a young lady known as Sophie who was working with the weekly magazine The New Yorker by checking factual assertions in non-fictional text before they were published. Sophie was engaged to a guy called Victor who worked as a chef. Victor and Sophie decided to travel before their wedding to Italy in what they considered their pre-honeymoon. While Sophie was having a nice time about their trip and being alone with her future husband, Victor on the other hand was bored and was not having any fun. He occupied himself most of the time doing what he considered better for him which involved carrying out investigations on the requirements for starting up a new restaurant as he had the dream of opening a restaurant someday. As a result of this research of his, he often forgot about Sophie and concentrated on what interested him most. Sophie felt ignored by her fiancé. She stumbled on a letter written by a certain Claire which was titled letter to Juliet. This letter was unanswered at the time Sophie found it, so she went ahead and answered it and some days later Sophie was amazed when Claire travelled all the way to Verona alongside Charlie who was her grandson. After their arrival, Sophie and Charlie were pleased to meet each other and made several attempts to get to know more about each other but their friendship and relationship did not work and Sophie was disappointed. Claire on her part remembered her one time love, a certain Lorenzo whom she had not seen for a long time. She then decided to go and look for him. However, she did not find him but after a long search found his grandson. Sophie and Victor broke up their engagement, while Claire and Lorenzo got married. Sophie went to Verona, attended the wedding and also reunited with Charlie. The film was created by the collaboration of Jose Rivera and Tim Sullivan whose idea originated from the novel Letters to Juliet written by Lise Friedman and Ceil Friedman. The film was directed by Gary Winick and Caroline Kaplan and produced by the joint collaboration of Ellen Barkin and Mark Canton. The characters in the film included well known actors and actresses like Amanda Seyfried featuring as Sophie, Chris Egan featuring as Charlie, Vanessa Redgrave who featured as Claire, Gael García Bernal who featured as Victor and Franco Nero as Lorenzo.