"Me Before You" Here's what critics are saying about movie featuring Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin

The emotional film tells the story of Louisa Clark, a small-town girl who gets a job caring for a paralyzed banker whom she forms an unlikely bond with.

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Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin in "Me Before You"

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Reviews for the American romantic drama film "Me Before You"  , are in.

The film which is based on the 2012 novel of same name by Jojo Moyes, stars Emilia Clarke, "Hunger Games" star Sam Claflin, Jenna Coleman, Charles Dance, Matthew Lewis, Ben Lloyd-Hughes and Janet McTeer.

The emotional film features Clarke as Louisa Clark, a small-town girl who gets a job caring for a paralyzed banker named William Traynor. She forms an unlikely bond with the recently-paralyzed Traynor.

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Here's what critics are saying about movie below.

"A harmless enough entry in the "adorable mite tames surly masculine beast" romantic-weeper genre, hitting all the right beats with the clink of an expertly struck cowbell." - Time Magazine.

"Me Before You is toe-curling in the extreme, a glossy romantic drama that skims over complex issues to do with disability and assisted suicide in a frivolous and manipulative way." - Independent UK.

"The fault is not in our stars. In breakout performances, Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin are magnetic as soulmates doomed by a Dire Medical Prognosis." - US Weekly.

"It has an ace up its sleeve: It's British. That's to say: It's able to temper the melodrama, be humorous as often as it is romantic, and generally give off an air of primp restraint." - Metro.

"Predictable but still affecting, Me Before You is wonderfully elevated by an enchanting Emilia Clarke." - Cinema Blend.

"It may not quite rise to the level of a classic three-hankie tearjerker, but it's proof that sometimes one or two hankies is more than enough to get the job done."  - Entertainment Weekly.

"Far too much of this high-gloss tearjerker proceeds as a by-the-numbers romantic fantasy, nudging the viewer every step of the way." - Hollywood Reporter.

"These are deep, complicated issues the film wades into, and it quickly winds up out of its depth." - Variety.


Directed by Thea Sharrock and written by Jojo Moyes, the film debuts in theaters June 3, 2016.

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