Check out the latest news, reviews and trailers of romantic movies from around the world. Includes links to watch a free movie online at SBS On Demand (where available). 

Wim Wenders' love letter to Berlin is a five-star favourite.
Watch David & Margaret's review of Wings of Desire above "A stunningly made valentine to the city of Berlin, which has never been more imaginatively or more beautifully filmed. A joy from start to finish." - David Stratton  "I love that searc...
The Prince look and the Prince sound collide with spectacular – and often brutal – results in the legendary ‘Purple Rain’. Now streaming at SBS On Demand.
The front cover of the 1984 soundtrack to the film Purple Rain features one of the most famous images of 1980s American pop culture: Prince, straddling a purple motorbike, sits at night outside a yellow-lit apartment where his caped co-star...
Women deserve better erotic romances than this.
Having read the execrable ‘erotic’ S&M novel by E.L James on which it was based, I was pleasantly surprised by the sophistication and humour of the film Fifty Shades of Grey, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and written by Kelly Marcel. I was...
The surface is classical, but the perversity bubbles up from beneath.
The Korean provocateur Park Chan-wook would be the last director I’d have figured would make a lush, romantic, crowd-pleasing melodrama like The Handmaiden, which he adapted from Fingersmith (2002), by the Welsh novelist Sarah Waters. Park is the...
Park Chan-wook's Korean interpretation of Sarah Waters' "Fingersmith" is clever, heady and sensually lavish to a fault.
Boasting more tangled plots and bodies than an octopus has tentacles, South Korean auteur Park Chan-wook’s The Handmaiden is a bodice-ripper about a pickpocket who poses as a maid to swindle a sequestered heiress. His first Korean-language...