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Encyclopedia > Romantic drama film

A romantic drama film is a film that seriously studies the romantic nature of relationships between people. Common themes include the characters making decisions based on a newly-found romantic attraction. The questions, "What am I living for?" or "Why am I with my current partner?" often arise. Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Romantic love is a form of love that is often regarded as different from mere needs driven by sexual desire, or lust. ... Interpersonal relationships are social associations, connections, or affiliations between two or more people. ...

The appeal of these films is in the dramatic reality of the emotions expressed by the characters. The following is a list of recent romantic drama films. Emotion, in its most general definition, is an intense neural mental state that arises subjectively rather than through conscious effort and evokes either a positive or negative psychological response . ...

Before Sunrise (1995) is a film directed by Richard Linklater and written by Linklater and Kim Krizan. ... Before Sunset (2004), is the sequel to Before Sunrise (1995). ... Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is an Academy Award-winning 2004 romance film by Michel Gondry that uses a science fiction element to explore the nature of memory and love. ... My Life Without Me (Mi Vida Sin Mí) is a 2003 motion picture that tells a story of a dying process of a young woman who has a husband and two daughters. ... Somewhere in Time is a 1980 time travel romance film directed by Jeannot Szwarc, written by Richard Matheson and starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, and Teresa Wright. ... Titanic is a romantic drama film written, directed and co-produced by James Cameron. ... Punch-Drunk Love is a 2002 film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. ... The Lake House is a 2003 novel by James Patterson, a sequel to When the Wind Blows. ... Moulin Rouge! (or simply Moulin Rouge) is a 2001 Academy Award winning musical film directed by Baz Luhrmann. ... The Notebook is a romantic novel by Nicholas Sparks. ... Pride and Prejudice, first published on 28 January 1813, is the most famous of Jane Austens novels. ...

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  • Top 102 romantic dramas at the box office

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Drama is also often combined with music and dance, such as in opera which is sung throughout, musicals which include spoken dialog and songs, or plays that have musical accompaniment, such as the Japanese Noh drama.
Improvisational drama, a form of Improvisational theatre, is drama that has no set script, in which the performers take their cues from one another and the situations (sometimes established in advance) in which their characters find themselves to create their own dialogue as they perform.
Drama therapy is often considered an effective treatment for people who have had severe emotional and psychological problems, although it is important to note that the evidence to support therapeutic efficacy of Drama therapy is anecdotal rather than scientific.
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Oftentimes, lovers in screen romances (often romantic dramas) face obstacles and the hazards of hardship, finances, physical illness, racial or social class status, occupation, psychological restraints, or family that threaten to break their union and attainment of love.
Romantic films often explore the essential themes of love at first sight, young (and older) love, unrequited love, obsessive love, sentimental love, spiritual love, forbidden love, sexual and passionate love, sacrificial love, explosive and destructive love, and tragic love.
Romantic films serve as great escapes and fantasies for viewers, especially if the two people finally overcome their difficulties, declare their love, and experience life "happily ever after" - implied by a reunion and final kiss.
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