DVD – She loves him, she loves him

DVD - She loves him, she loves him

You loved him, she does not love him

               Genre: Drama, Comedy
               Subway, Elevator, Romance, Berlinale 1998, accident
  The feature debut of British filmmaker and actor Peter Howitt was a small, nice and simple tragicomedy, if not for the unusual narrative style, which opens up a whole area of contingencies, options and contingencies. A somewhat unfortunate elected German songs she loves him she loves him transported in contrast to the English Sliding Doors, the clever little complexity that is at work here, presenting viewers with a variable history, whose different levels are increasingly interwoven with each other in the end, finally ).

as the handsome, dynamic public relations expert Helen Quilley (Gwyneth Paltrow in this morning a little late to make your way to work after she celebrated her birthday at the weekend, she has no idea that they their job is already happening. Obviously, their work colleagues they have little popular Helens “borrow” a few bottles of vodka from the holdings of the company declared stolen so that the eloquent young woman must vacate their jobs without notice. In the elevator down, it has a brief encounter with the friendly, humorous, James (John Hannah), whom she later runs again in the subway across the road. But this way back home, where her boyfriend Gerry (John Lynch), who writes a novel supposedly just verlustiert again with his former girlfriend Lydia (Jeanne Tripplehorn), divides the plot lines already in development in different ways: In one variant Helen victim of an attempted robbery and first arrives home, as a lover Gerry’s already gone, while her boyfriend in the other version of history, caught in flagrante delicto with the sexual combat. Later in the drama, these two plot strands are pursued with its consequences, with the fate of the protagonists again and again by seemingly random twists its turbulent history takes …

You loved him, she does not love him, for the Best Screenplay was awarded with the European Film Awards, live from his skillful construction of speculative philosophical question of the impact minimal, commonplace events in the life of his characters, the great “what if?”. Make the dialogues between Helen and her charming lover James as active as sometimes cynical, solidifies the drawing of the cowardly nature of Gerry too much change into a certain type of men caricatured stereotypes that quickly after the initial joke in eccentric, pleasing slapstick, from the often unnecessary, circumstantial Verbalitäten accompanied. It is regrettable in the context of the linguistic expressions that DVD movie only in the German dubbed version presented so that the knowledgeable audience of English here is an opportunity to pursue the partial rapid conversations in original. Overall, however, this comedy is in its form and content dimension in the game represents a successful experiment with the possibilities and opportunities as their dangers, which strikes about his strange mood also carry serious tones and thoughtfulness just such triggers.

(Marie Anderson )

Title: You love him, she loves him Original Title: Sliding Doors Country of production: U.S., UK Year of production: 1998 ( #) Length: 94 (Min) Published by: Kinowelt Home Entertainment format: 4:3 tone / language: Dolby Digital 2.0, German EAN: 4006680046822 Extras: interviews with Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, B-roll, featurette, photo gallery, trailers

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