Doomed Romance Cinema

A Listmania! list by Robert Nagle "idiotprogrammer (idiotprogrammer AT gmail)" (Houston, TX United States)
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Flirting (1991)
1.  Flirting (1991) DVD ~ Noah Taylor
The list author says:
  "Amazing tale of high school love at a boarding school. Ironically the adults who are the ostensible purveyors of morality are the ones least able to understand the love they are persecuting."
$13.96   Used & New from: $5.92
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Hiroshima Mon Amour (The Criterion Collection)
2.  Hiroshima Mon Amour (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Emmanuelle Riva
The list author says:
  "Romance Amidst Nuclear Annihilation"
$23.39   Used & New from: $15.51
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Lianna
3.  Lianna DVD ~ Linda Griffiths
The list author says:
  "A marriage falls apart, and a woman discovers a surprising attraction to an unexpected person. A love may be profound to one person and an inconvenience for the other."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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Baby It's You
4.  Baby It's You DVD ~ Rosanna Arquette
The list author says:
  "Love between a possessive Italian hoodlum and a pretty actress. This love was never meant to be -- that is obvious -- but the realization at the scene's climax  is shocking and painful. The ending is probably one of my favorites in all cinema."
$11.69   Used & New from: $3.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Surviving Desire
5.  Surviving Desire DVD ~ Martin Donovan
The list author says:
  "Youthful dalliances and Musings on Dostoevsky"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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That Obscure Object of Desire (The Criterion Collection)
6.  That Obscure Object of Desire (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Fernando Rey
The list author says:
  "Throw a Pail of Water on Hopeless Desire"
Used & New from: $91.36
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Being There
7.  Being There DVD ~ Peter Sellers
The list author says:
  "Never try to seduce voyeurs!"
Used & New from: $0.81
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (740 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Loves of a Blonde (The Criterion Collection)
8.  Loves of a Blonde (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Hana Brejchová
The list author says:
  "Love captures and crushes all your hopes"
$19.69   Used & New from: $13.70
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Cranes are Flying (The Criterion Collection)
9.  The Cranes are Flying (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Tatyana Samoylova
The list author says:
  "Forgive your lover for being struck down by circumstances"
$17.93   Used & New from: $11.87
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Loving Glances
10.  Loving Glances DVD ~ Milena Dravic
The list author says:
  "This charming Balkan romance about a young man who can't let go of a fiance who left for Chicago. It is easier to give up a dream love when a dream love stumbles into your life."
$5.89   Used & New from: $1.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Marriage of Maria Braun [VHS]
11.  Marriage of Maria Braun [VHS] VHS Hanna Schygulla
The list author says:
  "Absence makes the heart grow deader"
$2.50
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Age of Innocence
12.  The Age of Innocence DVD ~ Daniel Day-Lewis
The list author says:
  "romantic evasions can ruin your life"
$9.69   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (291 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

South Pacific
13.  South Pacific DVD ~ Rossano Brazzi
The list author says:
  "Happy Talk and simple love should never be spurned"
$19.86   Used & New from: $2.79
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (278 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Charulata [VHS]
14.  Charulata [VHS] VHS Soumitra Chatterjee
The list author says:
  "An ignored lover can be dangerous"
$17.89   Used & New from: $8.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

The Lickerish Quartet
15.  The Lickerish Quartet 
The list author says:
  "A girl of fantasy intrigues but disappoints"
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Rebecca (The Criterion Collection)
16.  Rebecca (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Laurence Olivier
The list author says:
  "People obsessed with old lovers don't necessarily love them"
Used & New from: $74.31
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (517 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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The Purple Rose of Cairo
17.  The Purple Rose of Cairo DVD ~ Mia Farrow
The list author says:
  "Sometimes you find love only in escape"
$20.66   Used & New from: $5.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Romeo & Juliet
18.  Romeo & Juliet DVD ~ Leonard Whiting
The list author says:
  "Despite the outstanding production and acting, this story itself has always seemed to be silly."
$11.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (658 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Solaris (The Criterion Collection)
19.  Solaris (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Natalya Bondarchuk
The list author says:
  "Love is a blind kind of groping, a momentary discovery of common dreams"
$32.96   Used & New from: $11.56
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (221 customer reviews)

Children of Paradise (The Criterion Collection)
20.  Children of Paradise (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Arletty
The list author says:
  "An Artist's Love is Ultimately Selfish"
Used & New from: $7.29
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

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Ju Dou
21.  Ju Dou DVD ~ Gong Li
The list author says:
  "Impossible love can be your only consolation"
Used & New from: $43.87
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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Beauty and The Beast (The Criterion Collection)
22.  Beauty and The Beast (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Jean Marais
The list author says:
  "Can you love a monster who loves you?"
$21.53   Used & New from: $17.62
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (260 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Before Sunrise
23.  Before Sunrise DVD ~ Ethan Hawke
The list author says:
  "A Day Around Vienna to Philosophize and Dream"
$14.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (664 customer reviews)

Rendez-Vous
24.  Rendez-Vous DVD ~ Lambert Wilson
The list author says:
  "Juliette Binoche at her most passionate (and most tragic)"
Used & New from: $39.45
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Schindler's List (Widescreen Edition)
25.  Schindler's List (Widescreen Edition) DVD ~ Liam Neeson
The list author says:
  "Schindler's kiss with Amon Goeth's Jewish servant girl  is one of the most passionate and heartbreaking in all cinema!"
$10.80   Used & New from: $0.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,837 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Blue Angel
26.  The Blue Angel DVD ~ Emil Jannings
The list author says:
  "Passion turns men into babies"
$21.26   Used & New from: $9.97
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

Maedchen in Uniform [Region 2]
27.  Maedchen in Uniform [Region 2] DVD ~ Romy Schneider
The list author says:
  "Teenage taboos produce the most intense feelings"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Scenes From a Marriage (The Criterion Collection)
28.  Scenes From a Marriage (The Criterion Collection) DVD ~ Liv Ullmann
The list author says:
  "Some romances are best kept alive through divorce"
Used & New from: $22.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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Blu Ray? 1 Nov 23, 2012
Romeo and Juliet should have been Juliet and Romeo? 2 Nov 23, 2012
Illogic !?! 5 Nov 23, 2012
Outtakes 2 Aug 7, 2012
No one But Hithcock! 1 Mar 24, 2012
The Victorian Trading Company Could Have Catered to This Film 3 Feb 13, 2012
Four Pages of BS 0 Dec 28, 2011
Anyone know if the roadshow version will be included? 4 Nov 13, 2010
Having trouble getting new "Rebecca" DVD to play? 1 Apr 14, 2010
South Pacific Blu-ray No-play on PS3 0 Jun 14, 2009
widescreen movie format 2 Mar 15, 2009
don't buy the dvd unless you can't remember what movie you're watching 1 Sep 12, 2008
 
   

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