Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Romance/Drama

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Romance/Drama

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ONE DAY (12A, 108 mins) . Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Rafe Spall, Romola Garai, Patricia Clarkson, Georgia King, Jodie Whittaker. Director: Lone Scherfig. Contains swearing, sex and violence BASED on the best-selling book by David Nicholls, One Day has been described as the romance of the modern century, so it's little surprise that the big-screen adaptation has been one of the eagerly anticipated films of the year.

Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess take the leads as bookish Yorkshire lass Emma Morley and charming ladies' man Dexter Mayhew, who have a drunken encounter on their graduation on St Swithin's Day in 1988, and make a pact to remain friends.

''When I sleep with someone, I either end up crying or weeping. We might bump into each other in the future. We'll just be friends," remarks Em, after a lame attempt at seducing Dexter, to which he replies: ''Let's keep in touch."

True to their words, the two friends stay in touch throughout the next few years, as Dex travels around the world while Emma slaves away in a Mexican restaurant in London. …

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