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“Ae Fond Kiss” is a remarkable film by Ken Loach. The film appeared before its audiences in the year 2004. Being a romantic drama by nature, the film had enough material to glue its audiences to the theatre seats. …

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“Ae Fond Kiss” is a remarkable film by Ken Loach. The film appeared before its audiences in the year 2004. Being a romantic drama by nature, the film had enough material to glue its audiences to the theatre seats. But the most essential part of the film is its critical reception and volley of controversy, which the story of the film evoked. At the outset, the film, “Ae Fond Kiss” might suggest about the generation gap where the older generation is unable to comprehend the feelings, sentiments and conventions of the younger generation; but a deeper insight of the film enables its audiences to understand that the director of the film, Ken Loach is actually trying to break many set conventions and stereotypes imposed by the society upon the young minds (Icon Film Distribution Limited, “Ae Fond Kiss”). Clare Stalder in the seminar paper bearing the title, “Ken Loach’s Ae Fond Kiss – A Multicultural Romeo and Juliet Story” describes that “When Ken Loach’s film, Ae Fond Kiss came to the movie theatres in 2004 review announced it as “a multicultural Romeo and Juliet” story or a “Romeo and Juliet” like plot. In Clare’s words, “The motif of a forbidden relationship and tragic, impossible love because the lovers come from a different cultural or family backgrounds is a popular theme that has been entertaining and fascinating readers for centuries” (Stalder 2). But this is not all; there are layers of interpretations when one truly focuses the insight into the multiple dimensions the theme of the film tries to evoke. ...
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