Young love and domestic troubles, hero Fiennes Tiffin in the male lead, and a title that’s kind of reminiscent of After Passion and After Love” remind: It’s fair to say that those responsible for the film First Lovehave a very specific audience in mind. If you haven’t had enough of Hero Fiennes Tiffin in his prime role as a brooding, tormented young man after three “After” films so far, “First Love’ Watch now with a subscription to Amazon Prime Video.
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In “First LoveIt’s about Jim (Hero Fiennes Tiffin), who experiences his first great love with Ann (Sydney Park) in his last year of high school and is on cloud nine. On the other hand, he also has to deal with numerous problems at this stage in his life, such as finding the right college and the financial problems of his parents.
That’s the official synopsis, yes for all the superficial similarities to the After Passion series, First LoveIn essence, probably not too much in common with it. According to reviews so far, Jim’s parents Kay (Diane Kruger) and Glenn (Jeffrey Donovan) have as much screen time as the young couple and are struggling with the effects of the financial crisis in 2008.
and the whole tells director AJ Edwards in the style of his mentor Terrence Malickwho is known for films that are as visually intoxicating as they are poetic, such as “A Tree Of Life” and “The Thin Line”: in long, dreamlike and wordless montages full of longing gazes.
Fans of the “After” series may take a look here, but they can wait a few more days if necessary: The fourth part, “After Forever”, will be released in German cinemas on August 25, 2022 and takes Tessa (Josephine Langford) and Hardin (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin) through some ups and downs again.
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