Two Lovers

Two Lovers

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Set in the insular world of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Two Lovers is a  romantic drama with Joaquin Phoenix as Leonard, a troubled young man who moves back into his childhood home following a recent heartbreak. More

While recovering under the watchful eye of his parents (Isabella Rossellini and Moni Monoshov), Leonard meets two women in quick succession: Michelle (Gwyneth Paltrow), a mysterious and beautiful neighbour, and Sandra (Vinessa Shaw), the daughter of a friend of the family. Leonard becomes infatuated by Michelle and but mounting pressure from his family pushes him towards committing to Sandra. Leonard is forced to make an impossible decision - between the impetuousness of desire and the comfort of love.

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Two Lovers | Reviews

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New Zealand Herald

Modest in both scale and ambition, this indie offering may include one complication too many among its ingredients. But that's compensated for by a consistent richness of texture and a terrific main performance by Phoenix, whose depiction of emotional turmoil puts one in mind of a young Brando.

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Two Lovers | Release Details

Two Lovers is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Neon Rentals.