Chicago Sun-Times - 10/11/1996
"...The movie flies highest, in fact, on the strength of the actors' fine double-takes, posturing and body language..."
Two rival Italian family restaurant owners in Bronx, New York have a lot of "bad blood" between them. Things only get worse when one of the family's son (Marston) and the other's daughter (Jolie) become romantically involved. A modern-day loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."
Description by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment:
This fast-paced and funny twist on Romeo and Juliet is an "extremely funny film" (WBAI Radio)! Oscar® winner* Angelina Jolie (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) and Lainie Kazan (MyBig Fat Greek Wedding) star in this tale of rival Italian catering families that serves up laughs, love and "a touching slice of home cooking" (Variety)! In a small Bronx community, the Cappamezzas use smoke machines and gaudy cakes to lure customers to their Italian restaurant. Across town, the Malacicis use elegance and grace to entice patrons to theirs. Naturally, the families hate each other. But the pasta really begins to fly when they discover that young Rosario Cappamezza (Nathaniel Marston) and Gina Malacici (Jolie) have fallen in love! From first course to last, Love Is All There Is offers "comedy at its very best" (WBAI Radio)!