TEEN ROM-COM “LOVE, ROSIE” TO FINALLY OPEN IN LOCAL CINEMAS
The wait is almost over, as “Love, Rosie” opens up in cinemas this in local (Phils.) cinemas where two of today’s most loved young actors Lily Collins and Sam Claflin star as Rosie and Alex who have been best friends since they were five. When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies. But one awkward turn at 18, one missed opportunity...and life sends them hurling in different directions. Could they be the one true love for each other after all?
From Pioneer Films, “Love, Rosie” opens in cinemas nationwide.
Based on Cecelia Ahern’s bestselling novel “Where Rainbows End”, LOVE, ROSIE is a sassy, heart-warming, and utterly modern comedy-of-errors tale posing the ultimate question: Do we really only get one shot at true love? “How do you adapt a book that’s all texts and emails,” says producer Simon Brooks of one of the
project’s biggest challenges – the novel’s epistolary structure, composed around the emails, letters and text messages which Alex and Rosie exchange. “How do you make that into a movie?”
In chief Christian Ditter's new film Love, Rosie, Lily Collins and Sam Claflin star as Rosie and Alex, youth companions apparently bound to be as one, yet a couple which destiny itself appears dead set to keep separated. The film paints a rich and textured canvas of an entangled yet deep rooted bond in the middle of Rosie and Alex, starting in their youth, crossing a trans-Atlantic detachment, and persevering good and bad times of sentimental contacts with everybody except one another bringing about some self-contradicting results.
To adjust Ahern's novel to the screen, Kulzer and Brooks turned to the British screenwriter Juliette Towhidi, whose credits incorporate the 2003 grant winning hit parody, Calendar Girls, with Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
"She was similar to an analyst," additionally says maker Robertkulzer of Towhidi's methodology of adjusting Ahern's eccentric novel. "She was concentrating plot and story focuses, making her own particular world around these scenes that Cecilia had made in her novel."
"It was clear to everybody that how Cecilia had composed 'Where Rainbows End' wouldn't make an interpretation of verbatim to the screen," clarifies Towhidi, who additionally reset the story in England. "What the movie producers needed me to do was to keep the soul of what Cecilia had composed." "Cecelia has a delightful affection for her characters which makes it simple to bring them to life, and I needed Rosie and Alex's relationship to be genuine," Towhidi proceeds.
"Surely, I adored written work for all the characters, even the minor ones. You need to provide for all of them executioner lines so that each appearance on screen tallies, regardless of how little the part." "I think what Juliette did with the book is phenomenal," says Ahern, who called the producers straightforwardly to praise them once she'd read the last draft of Towhidi's screenplay. "She brought out the funniness – it was both interesting and tense – and it likewise had a great deal of heart," says Ahern. "What was critical to me was that the substance of the novel was accumulated out the film and I was truly glad for the script Juliette had convey