A love triangle about John (Channing Tatum), his friend Tim (Keith Robinson), and Savannah (Amanda Seyfried), who loves them both. Richard Jenkins plays John's authoritarian father, who encourages John to join the military. When John is gone, Savannah's relationship with Tim becomes more intense and John doesn't know how to hold onto her. Directed by Lasse Hallstr_m. Categories: Drama, Romance, War. Year: 2010.
Lasse Hallström in Dear John
In 1753 Venice, notorious ladies' man Giacomo Casanova (Heath Ledger) enjoys a life of leisure and promiscuity. But, feminist author Francesca Bruni (Sienna Miller), who writes under the name of a man, sets out to reveal his secrets and alert the women of Venice about his deceptive ways. When the two finally come face to face, Casanova falls deeply in love and vows to give up his former life in an effort to win her heart. After learing that Francesca's fiancé Paprizzio (Oliver Platt), who was chosen by her mother, is coming to town, Casanova intercepts him upon arrival and invites him stay at his house, while assuming his identity in an effort to get closer to the woman he loves. Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Jeremy Irons, Helen McCrory, Charlie Cox and Lena Olin. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Lasse Hallström in Casanova
Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire) grows up in an orphanage and becomes a skilled physician under the tutelage of his mentor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine). Desiring a life outside the only home he has ever known, Homer falls in love for the first time and faces difficult decisions force him to realize that he will never fully escape his past. Directed by Lasse Hallström. With Charlize Theron, Delroy Lindo, Paul Rudd, Kieran Culkin and Erykah Badu. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
Lasse Hallström in The Cider House Rules
Johnny Depp stars as Gilbert, a teen who works long hours in a small-town convenience store and also has to take care of his autistic brother, Arnie (Leonardo DiCaprio, who was nominated for an Oscar for this role). His devoted mother (Darlene Cates) is morbidly obese and also terrified of leaving the house. Gilbert is getting by, until Becky (Juliette Lewis) and her grandmother arrive in town, and he falls in love with the girl. Does he have room in his life for romance? Directed by Lasse Hallström. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1993.
Lasse Hallström in What's Eating Gilbert Grape