When Romantics Anonymous opened with a scene featuring lead character Angelique (Isabelle Carre) falling into a dead faint at the eponymous support group for the overly quixotic, I almost switched the DVD off. It wasn’t because there was anything wrong with this particular sequence, but I wasn’t sure I could physically take yet another film where a quirky yet loveable misfit manages to find an equally out of place love interest to complement them. It seems to be the plot for every other indie or foreign movie out there at the moment, and to be frank, I didn’t think I could take another one!
However I had to write a review and so I persevered, and I’m glad I did. [Read more…]