You must be familiar with the phrase "This could only happen in a movie." Obviously, some of the most beautiful love stories happen before the movies and serve as inspiration or basis for the latter. Here are some wonderful love movies that are based on true events.
Here is 7 movies about strong and pure love, based on real events.
The Vow (2012)
The film is based on the story of newlyweds Krickitt and Kim Carpenter, played by Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. The young couple had an accident, after which Krickitt lost her memory. The last 18 months have been erased, exactly the period in which she met her husband, fell in love with him and married him. The memory never came back, but Kim didn't give up: he stayed with Krickitt until she fell in love with him again.
Anna and the King (Anna and the King, 1999)
The film is based on the memoirs of teacher, traveler and public figure, Anna Leonowens. Namely, in the 1860s, Anna taught the English language and English culture to 39 wives and 82 children of King Mongkut for more than 5 years. Anna, played by Jodie Foster in the film, built a reputation as a wise visionary, often having to defend her views.
Walk the Line (2005)
A biographical story about Johnny Cash and his second wife, June Carter, who Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) has been dreaming about for the past 10 years. Their family life is full of trials - drugs, psychological and family problems - which only true love can overcome. Reese Witherspoon won an Oscar for her role as June.
The film is an adaptation of the biography of one of the most famous and beautiful Venetian courtesans from the 16th century, Veronica Franco (Catherine McCormak). She falls in love with a young man from high society, but he cannot become her legal husband. Veronica follows her mother's advice and becomes a courtesan, winning the hearts of many men thanks to her beauty and wit.
Out of Africa (1985)
The film is based on the autobiography of the Danish writer Karen Blixen. She moves to Africa with her husband to run a plantation there. This is how she meets Denys Finch Hatton, a hunter and traveler. Despite major differences in their interests and tastes, Karen and Denys become involved in a whirlwind romance. The film, in which Karen is played by the incomparable Meryl Streep, has been awarded seven Oscars.
The Edge of Love (2008)
The film tells the story of the famous poet Dylan Thomas, who, already married, meets his first love, Vera Phillips, and falls in love with her all over again. Keira Knightley and Matthew Rhys skillfully portrayed the strained relationship between the two lovers.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
The film is the story of the talented mathematician and Nobel laureate John Nash (Russell Crowe), who suffered from schizophrenia. In addition to the incredible achievements and difficulties that the genius had to face, the film shows the sincere and pure love of his devoted wife Alicia Lardé, played by Jennifer Connelly.
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