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  • Created on: 20-03-15 19:02
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  • Typical conventions of romance - Love Actually
    • traditionally what happens day to day - normal functions. e.g going to work
    • Aimed at female audience
      • Hot men e.g hugh grant
    • usually characters go separate ways due to argument/disagreement and then reunite e.g. colin firth
    • a typical romance genre would include sexuality, genre, status and relationships. e.g. all characters based on relationships
    • normally contains emotional feelings. eg. boy mum died
    • 'boy meets girl' very typical in this genre- most viewers watch for happy ending. e.g hugh grant who plays priminister and girl who works for him
    • film directors often use other genre elements- comedy
    • usually involves wedding bells, hears and flowers. all which symbolise love- conventions.


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