Sliding Doors (1998)

Peter Howitt directs Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah and John Lynch in this parallel lives romantic drama where we follow a woman’s year if she caught a tube and also if she didn’t.

Far more grim and morose than its light romcom reputation suggests. I’m not really a fan of any of these leads. It is a decent enough concept given a braver spin than it needs to have but there’s very little warmth or joy here. The one thing Sliding Doors gets accurate is just how much Londoners drink in a working week.


Perfect Double Bill: Shakespeare In Love (1997)

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