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Love Story

Love Story is a 1970 film which tells the story of a young college couple trying to cope with the girl's impending death. It stars Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland, Katharine Balfour and Tommy Lee Jones.

The movie was adapted by Erich Segal from his own novel, and directed by Arthur Hiller.

It won the Academy Award for Original Music Score, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ryan O'Neal), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (John Marley), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ali MacGraw), Best Director, Best Picture and Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced.

Love Story was followed by a 1978 sequel, Oliver's Story.

Erich Segal has said that he based the character of Oliver on Vice President Al Gore and Gore's Harvard roommate Tommy Lee Jones.

Famous Quotes

Love means never having to say you're sorry.