If something characterizes the classics, it is precisely the quality that distinguishes them and that makes time seem to stand still. As if it were a good wine, there are films that over the years seem to improve them and make them more and more perfect. And this is precisely what happens with a very famous romantic comedy, which was released in 1999 and 23 years after its first projection, is these days a phenomenon in Netflix.
And it’s that romantic comedy “A Place Called Notting Hill”starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is among the most watched content on Netflix since a few weeks. And it doesn’t seem to matter that the film was released in theaters in the late ’90s. Because it arouses the same furor as any brand new premiere.
The rebirth of “A place called Notting Hill”, the romantic comedy that resurfaced on Netflix
part of the success of “A Place Called Notting Hill” and that has led to the film once again being a sensation in Netflix 23 years after its world premiere, it has to do with the cast. And it is that from the hand of Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, the story focuses on William, the shy owner of a small bookstore in this London neighborhood who, by chance, meets the actress of the moment, Anna Scott. And nothing will ever be the same for either of them.
“A chance encounter brings together reserved bookstore owner William Thacker and Hollywood icon Anna Scott, who indulge in an unlikely romance,” the synopsis for “A Place Called Notting Hill”the jewel of 1999 that resurfaced Netflix.
Directed by Roger Michell -who passed away last year-, “A Place Called Notting Hill” It has a duration of 123 minutes, although -beyond its duration-, the romance and the captivating nature of the love story make it easy to watch and easily enjoyable. So much so that it is among the most viewed films of Netflix.
The cast of “A Place Called Notting Hill”, a classic that is among the most watched on Netflix
- Hugh grant.
- Julia Roberts.
- Rhys Ifans.
- Hugh Bonneville.
- Emma Chambers.
- James Dreyfus.
- Tim McInnerny.
- Gina McKee.
- Dylan Moran.
- Matthew Modine.
- Emily Mortimer.
- Alex Baldwin.
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The cinema classic that is among the most watched on Netflix 23 years after its premiere