The Lovers (2015)

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Great Barrier Reef, 2010. After a dangerous dive to save his wife while exploring an 18th century merchant ship wreckage, Jay Fennel, a rugged and attractive marine archaeologist lies brain dead in a Boston hospital. Jay's dream-like coma takes us back in time to Pune, India in 1778. The Brits are invading the palaces and a young British captain named James Stewart (who bears a striking resemblance to Jay) is about to embark on a dangerous mission. Along the way he encounters murder, deceit, … More

Rating: R (for some violence and language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Romance
Directed By: ,
Written By: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser, Ajey Jhankar, Roland Joffé
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Cast


as James Stewart/Jay Fe...

as Tulaja Naik

as Laura Fennel

as Udaji

as Charles

as Jamnabai

as Egerton

as Mudhoji Killedar

as Sadhu

as Governor Hornby

as Hartley

as Innkeeper

as Innkeeper's Wife

as Old Vizier

as 5 Year Old Daughter

as Dr. Nutting

as Jamnabai's Page Boy

as Laura Fennel
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Critic Reviews for The Lovers

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (6)

As one of the film's many forgettable characters so eloquently puts it, "This stinks worse than an oyster's fart."

Full Review… | March 17, 2015
Time Out
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There's a veil of artifice clinging to every aspect of "The Lovers," a thoroughly unconvincing time-traveling epic costume drama pairing a miscast Josh Hartnett and Bollywood beauty Bipasha Basu.

Full Review… | March 12, 2015
Los Angeles Times
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Suckers for romance likely won't complain, but this Josh Hartnett time-travel epic is nuts.

Full Review… | March 12, 2015
New York Daily News
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Time may bring good things to light, but the 2010 copyright suggests that delays have worked no such wonders for this film.

Full Review… | March 12, 2015
New York Times
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It's so deadly and unintentionally funny (I hope) that it practically defies description. Mr. Joffé should go back to film school as soon as possible.

Full Review… | March 11, 2015
New York Observer
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It's hard to root for love to bloom between a stock Strong Female Character and the nicest man in history.

Full Review… | March 10, 2015
Village Voice
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