Get our recommendations directly on

Netflix Curator
, download our Chrome extension for free.Learn more.

Install Netflix Curator

watch later

like

have seen

remove

Two Lovers (2008)Two Lovers (2008)

Two Lovers (2008)

Drama, Romance

7.8

movie

France, United States of America

English

A-list actors, Romantic

2008

James Gray

Anne Joyce, Bianca Giancoli, Bob Ari

110 min

Synopsis

A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.

Our Take

7.8
Bilal Zouheir

This is the most practical romantic movie I have seen though many would disagree with its ending. It’s a triangular love story that trades cashable means of storytelling with a much more sensible approach. After a failed relationship, Leonard Kraditor (Joaquin Phoenix) returns to live with his parents only to find himself torn again between an exciting neighbor and a woman his parents set him up with. Phoenix delivers an impeccable performance as it goes without saying but Gwyneth Paltrow and Vinessa Shaw really steal the show as the two love interests. They both deliver honest and very interesting portrayals. All in all, Two Lovers is a complex and very well-acted film that goes as far as examining the notion of love, and what we look for in people, through seemingly a simple story.

Comments

K
kaybeetoyz

I was bored to death with this movie. I really gave it a good try though.

B
Bepina

Excellent movie – although I am not a fan of Gwyneth, she really delivers a nice role here. Definitely worth a watch!

Add your review

What did you think? Who should watch it?

Next up

More like this in

Another Round (2020)

best
8.0
A social experiment goes awry in this Oscar-winning, Mads Mikkelsen-led tragicomedy

watch later

like

have seen

remove

The Divine Order (2017)
7.1

A light and humorous drama that explores how Swiss women could not vote until 1971

watch later

like

have seen

remove

The Kingmaker (2019)
7.5

A revealing documentary about the Philippines' darkest era

watch later

like

have seen

remove

Shiva Baby (2021)
8.6

Sharp and anxious, modern and socially claustrophobic, Shiva Baby is a gem

watch later

like

have seen

remove

Pleasantville (1998)
7.0

A mesmerizing takedown of 1950s nostalgia

watch later

like

have seen

remove

In This Corner of the World (2016)
7.0

War-torn Hiroshima through the eyes of an everyday but spirited young woman

watch later

like

have seen

remove

The Tribe (2014)
8.0

No subtitles, no translation, just Ukranian sign language and a downward spiral into violence

watch later

like

have seen

remove

Rocks (2019)
7.5

A wonderfully buoyant and authentic look at Black and brown girlhood

watch later

like

have seen

remove

C’mon C’mon (2021)
7.5

Lines are blurred between childhood and parenthood in this slow but lovely film

watch later

like

have seen

remove

Running on Empty (1988)
7.6

A provocative feature about a family on the run

watch later

like

have seen

remove

© 2022 agoodmovietowatch, all rights reserved. While we migrate to our new design, all premium content and features are temporarily available to all users. Contact us if you have any feedback or questions.

We are home to the best movie and TV show suggestions across streaming platforms and across over 20 countries. Netflix, Amazon, Amazon Prime, and Hulu are trademarked brands, all rights reserved. We don't have any affiliation with Netflix or any other VOD providers. All images, names, and trademarks are copyright and the property of their respective owners.