Day 01 – Favourite foreign film
Day 02 – A film that is underrated
Day 03 – A film that brings you unadulterated happiness
Day 04 – A film cliché that you love
Day 05 – Favourite love story in a film
Day 06 – Favourite actor/actress
Day 07 – The most surprising plot twist/ending
Day 08 – The best opening/closing credits

A Little Romance

There are so many amazing soundtracks out there. Being a lover of musicals-on-film means that most movies I love to watch have an incredible score. But one of the soundtracks that continues to impress me is the soundtrack of A Little Romance, George Roy Hill’s 1979 film about two 13 year old geniuses falling in love and running away from Paris to Venice.

The film uses some of Vivaldi’s most charming pieces, as well as amazing original compositions. I especially like the opening theme, a happy light jazz piece which borrows heavily from the Baroque era. Also the piece of music that is played during the bicycle race scene. Golden!

I’d watch this film just for music, except that there are many other reasons to watch it too, like the beautiful locations, the incredible intelligence of the kids, the clever use of footage from other films and the 1979 computer, which can only be used by men in lab coats.

A few years ago, I found the soundtrack on record!

Day 10 – Favourite classic film
Day 11 – Favourite black-and-white film
Day 12 – A film that permanently altered your point-of-view
Day 13 – A guilty pleasure…
Day 14 – A film that you used to love but now hate
Day 15 – Favourite film sequel
Day 16 – Favourite film character
Day 17 – Favourite film quote
Day 18 – The best overall cast in a film
Day 19 – The most hilarious film you’ve seen
Day 20 – A moving (emotional) scene
Day 21 – Favourite film from your favourite actor/actress
Day 22 – Favourite Academy Award acceptance speech
Day 23 – A character who you can relate to the most
Day 24 – The best page-to-screen film adaptation
Day 25 – Favourite film villain
Day 26 – Favourite film poster
Day 27 – A film that you wish you had seen in theaters
Day 28 – Favourite film from your favourite director
Day 29 – A piece of trivia from a favourite film
Day 30 – Your favourite film of all-time?

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