What’s Love Got To Do With It?

  • Lily James, Emma Thompson, Shazad Latif
  • Shekhar Kapur
  • February 24th 2023
A cross-cultural romantic comedy.

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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Verdict: Emma Thompson and Asim Chaudhry steal the show in this sweet, uplifting romantic comedy

  • Lily James, Emma Thompson, Shazad Latif
  • February 24th 2023
  • Shekhar Kapur

Lily James and Shazad Latif play best friends and next-door neighbours in this romantic comedy.

After starring in romantic comedies Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and Yesterday, Lily James returns to the genre with What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Directed by Shekhar Kapur, this romcom follows Zoe (James) and Kaz (Shazad Latif), best friends and old next-door neighbours.

Zoe is a documentary filmmaker looking for her next project and the idea falls right in her lap when Kaz reveals he’s decided to have an arranged, or “assisted”, marriage.

Zoe, who is unlucky in love and always picks the wrong guy, follows Kaz and his family to Pakistan to document his marriage to Maymouna (Sajal Aly).

While arranged marriage has been depicted on film before, it was refreshing to see what it looks like in 2023.

The movie helps you understand why people still choose that route and compares the pros and cons of arranged marriage and app-based dating culture, something Zoe heavily participates in.

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