Love works in mysterious ways, many of us bide or time the rest use technology. In the official UK Trailer for What’s Love Got To Do With It? Lily James is addicted to date apps!
Shekhar Kapur‘s (Elisabeth, 1998) romantic comedy Stars James as Zoe, a filmmaker Zoe looking for that Mr Right. Endlessly searching has brought her bad luck, funny anecdotes , all to the annoyance of herself and opinionated mother. Zoe decides to document her childhood friend Kazim’s (Shazad Latif) arranged wedding in Pakistan, a stranger. Could this journey open her eyes to a new way to find love?
This one may depend if you like those romantic comedies that are ten a penny. This shows the desperation of Zoe looking for her Mr Right trying everything not realising it’s possibly in front of her. Uplifting and comical..
How do you find lasting love in today’s world? For documentary filmmaker Zoe (Lily James), swiping right to find Mr Right has only delivered bad dates and funny anecdotes, much to her opinionated mother Cath’s (Emma Thompson) dismay. For her childhood friend and neighbour Kazim (Shazad Latif), the answer is to follow his parents’ example and opt for an assisted marriage with a bright and beautiful bride from Pakistan. As Zoe films his hopeful journey from London to Lahore to marry a stranger, chosen by his parents, she begins to wonder if she might have something to learn from a different approach to finding love.
The film also stars Emma Thompson, Sajal Aly, Shabana Azmi, Asim Chaudhry, Mim Shaikh and Jeff Mirza.
What’s Love Got To Do With It? will be released in UK and Irish cinemas from 27th January 2023. If you are based in Canada, the film will make it’s world premiere this week at Toronto Film Festival.