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7.1
/10
845 Ratings

Romantic Comedy

Directed by Elizabeth Sankey
United Kingdom, 2019
Documentary

Synopsis

In Elizabeth Sankey’s Romantic Comedy, our most-loved romcoms are torn apart and scrutinised for their unrealistic pictures of male-female relationships and white, heterosexual, middle-class characters. Why does the woman always have to be saved by a man?

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Romantic Comedy Directed by Elizabeth Sankey

Critics reviews

The film expertly chips away at the dismissal of rom-coms as frivolous guilty pleasures for a mostly female audience. In doing so, it validates why the genre is still relevant and points out that much room remains for storytellers to offer fresh takes on the mainstream rom-com boiler plate.
March 09, 2019
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