Ae fond kiss plays out not only in a post-9/11 atmosphere of heightened religious tension, but also against a glasgow backdrop where deep-rooted racism has often been overshadowed by celtic-versus. This movie narrates thelife of a young jewish boy, moise and an old arab ma m ibrahim the theme of hope is well enriched in many religion around the globe. Picture: a fond kiss was presented in non-anamorphic widescreen with an aspect ratio of 185:1 as originally shot the colors were accurate, the focus usually pretty good (although not always), and the shaky (at times) camerawork seemed intent on bringing a television movie of the week look to the film.
Ae fond kiss, and then we sever ae fareweel, alas, for ever the opening lines of the famous poem by robert burns set the tone for this story of a young muslim man and a young catholic woman attempting to forge and maintain a relationship in modern glasgow. All-in-all, a great film, worth seeing i think it's out on general release sometime in the early autumn - well worth the ticket 18 of 20 people found this review helpful. This feature is not available right now please try again later.
Ae fond kiss movie review by ahed el-najar ae fond kiss is a romantic drama, directed by ken loach in 2004 the movie was filmed in pollokshields, which is a district in the south side of glasgow. The tomatometer rating - based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics - is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers. Ae fond kiss is, nonetheless, a reminder that racial and cultural difference in britain, so far from dying out with the older generations, is in some communities stronger and fiercer than ever.
Check out the exclusive tvguidecom movie review and see our movie rating for a fond kiss. Watch a fond kiss movie trailer and get the latest cast info, photos, movie review and more on tvguidecom. Get your own dvd of this movie at swapadvdcom if you're not yet a member, your first dvd and membership are free all you have to do is post 10 dvds you want to get rid of. Ae fond kiss review summary: ae fond kiss may not break any new ground for loach as a filmmaker, but it's a quietly lovely piece and a refreshing antidote to cynical british romances like love actually, as well as being his most commercial work to date.
When casim khan (atta yaqub), a second-generation pakistani dj with plans to open his own club, collects his sister tahara from school and meets her music tea. Common sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. Bittersweet romantic movie i thought the acting wasn't always the best, and it dragged a bit at times, but overall it was a nice movie the storyline about the clash of cultures was quite realistic. Film books music art & design tv & radio stage classical games more ae fond kiss july 2005 ae fond kiss 3 out of 5 stars cert 15 dvd and video reviews film books music art & design. Ae fond kiss, or just a kiss, is a gritty account of two blue-collar workers in love, one a scottish girl and the other a product of an immigrant pakistani family, all taking place in the not so glamorous city of glasgow during the late 20th century.
A thoughtful drama about race, roots, and cross-cultural love, ae fond kiss explores interesting issues without ever being essential it certainly lacks the impact of sweet sixteen, the best of. If only it were clever, just a kiss would be too clever by half here is a movie that was apparently made by working its way through a list of styles, so that we have poignancy jostling against farce, thoughtful dialogue elbowed aside by one-liners, and a visual style that incorporates rotoscope. The film is beautifully told and superbly acted more importantly, paul laverty's screenplay goes along way toward showing how the traditionalism that can turn a community inward on itself is often a response to racism, and in that sense the film's timing couldn't have been any better. On the review aggregator rotten tomatoes, ae fond kiss received a rating of 88% certifying it as fresh, based upon 25 reviews on metacritic , the film had an average score of 65 out of 100, based on 7 reviews, indicating generally favorable reviews.
The film opens and closes with closeups of dillon as a boy, looking at those trains going by, and dillon is too good an actor to feel any need to improve on the emotions we associate with those wide little eyes. A fond kiss review by jules brenner director ken loach (sweet sixteen) turns his magnifying glass of social consciousness toward an examination of romance amidst clashing cultures. Fandango ios app fandango android app guarantee the perfect movie night with tickets from fandango find theater showtimes, watch trailers, read reviews and buy movie tickets in advance.