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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Ryan Gosling
Michelle Williams
Mike Vogel

John Doman
Maryann Plunkett
Directors
Derek Cianfrance
Screenwriters
Derek Cianfrance
Cami Delavigne
Joey Curtis
Running Time
120 minutes

Blue Valentine
Love. Love will tear us apart again


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Blue Valentine

Plot
The story of the love between Dean (Gosling) and Cindy (Williams), told in two time-frames: as they are bought together — and then fall apart.


Verdict
A raw but beautiful picture of love uniting and dividing: tender, real and heartfelt.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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