If you’re in the mood for romance this February 14th, there’s no better movie choice than number six on the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest love stories in cinema history.
Barbra Streisand stars as Katie, a working class woman who’s also a passionate and uncompromising political activist. Hubbell (Robert Redford) is from a wealthy family—a carefree sportsman, always in a loud group of friends. They belong to different worlds, yet the two are irresistibly attracted to each other—first in college, where Katie fights against the Franco regime and Hubbell discovers his writing talent, and later when chance brings them together again after the Second World War.
This classic story about the attraction of opposites, brought Streisand an Oscar nomination, confirmed Redford’s status as a sex symbol, and featured a tearjerker title song that won an Oscar for composer Marvin Hamlisch.
So go ahead and plan to make some Valentine’s Day “Memories” at the Fox this year!