The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

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Romantic fantasy telling the tale of Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) - possessor of eternal youth, remaining 29 years old over the course of the 20th century. She leads a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman) reignites her passion for life and romance. Co-stars Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn.

2015Rating: M, Sexual references113 minsUSA
DramaFantasyRomance

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The Age of Adaline | Reviews

55%171 reviews

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Flicks, Dominic Corry

Flicks, Dominic Corry

Blake Lively is one of those actresses whose career has always seemed slightly ahead of her talent. Nobody came out of Green Lantern or Savages smelling like roses, but Lively in particular seemed out of her depth in both movies. Which is why it is worth noting how good she is in this new fantasy romance. In playing a character lost in time, who inspires devotion in almost everyone she meets, Lively actually steps up to the plate. Her timeless appearance buoys the ethereal quality her character is supposed to project, and Lively pulls it off.

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Variety

Variety

Thoroughly ludicrous, thoroughly enjoyable romantic drama.

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Urban Cinefile

Urban Cinefile

Never mind that the story is far fetched, the film engages largely due to a winning central performance by Blake Lively...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Has just enough pixie dust that it ought to find a fan base among romantic types.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

A tale of lasting love, of years of devotion and prolonged separation, with a frisson of the miraculous. It also has a pseudo-scientific twist that involves sparks – a lightning bolt, to be precise. And a comet.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Lively is an odd screen presence - somehow both warm and cold, accessible and recessive.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A good reminder that love, even when it's complicated or painful or doesn't last, is a whole lot better than immortality.

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The Age of Adaline | Trailers

The Age of Adaline | Release Details

The Age of Adaline is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix and Apple TV.