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Love Actually

Some of the UK’s biggest stars - Emma Thompson, Keira Knightey, Martin Freeman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Hugh Grant - are still best remembered for appearing in British filmmaker Richard Curtis’ winning and whimsical ensemble romantic-comedy. It’s cheesy, sure, but it’s also a big-hearted and beguiling exploration of love and its many complexities.

Directors

  • Richard Curtis

Writers

  • Richard Curtis

Cast

  • Emma Thompson
  • Colin Firth
  • Bill Nighy

Synopsis

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, the love lives of several Londoners are explored, including that of: David (Hugh Grant), the newly elected Prime Minister who develops feelings for a junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), grieving widow Daniel (Liam Neeson) who encourages his stepson (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) to pursue his school crush and Karen (Emma Thompson) who discovers her husband (Alan Rickman) is attracted to his secretary.