The Franco Zeffirelli-directed 1981 “Endless Love,” although a box office success, received six Razzie nominations (and funnily enough, an Oscar nomination for its title song by Lionel Richie). Whether the 2014 version, starring Alex Pettyfer, will follow in the same vein, well, we’ll see.
In the trailer for the remake, we are introduced to David and Jade, two drop-dead gorgeous lovers who embark on an impassioned relationship despite interferences from Jade’s meddling parents. We are given intercut scenes of love-making, swimming pool footsie and daddy yelling — all to a sexy cover of Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love” by Florence + The Machine. Directed and written by Shana Feste (“Country Song”), “Endless Love” promises intrigue, really good beach bodies and steam–the perfect Valentine’s Day flick.
Before catching the new version, watch the 1981 original below. Trailer for 2014 version below as well.
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