Love has become a Christmas classic since its release 15 years ago. Watching Hugh Grant strangely suggestive sisters dance, for many, is a sign that the festive period has arrived well and truly.
But fans of the film were surprised after Kaira Knightley, who was portraying Juliet, and Thomas Brody-Sangster, who was playing Sam, came close.
Juliet is a blushing bride, embroiled in an intricate love triangle, while Sam is a kind-hearted boy in love with his classmate Joanna in the film, who tells stories of various characters to deceive characters from different stages in their lives adds up. The build fans were stunned to find that they had only five years between them.
Kiara was just 17 years old at the time of filming, while Thomas was 12 years old.
It means that the actress is twelve years younger than her love Andrew Lincoln and ten years younger than her on-screen husband Peter.
After discovering the growing age gap, dozens of people wrote on Twitter, ‘Keira Knightley in Love is only five years old compared to the little boy Sam who plays in the school band for American Girl, If he doesn’t get a shock, he wills.
“At the time you realized that Keira Knightley was 17 when Love was filming actually and only five years older than a young child,” the other typed.
Netflix mocked the age difference between Kiara and her love.
He wrote: ‘People in London know each other for many reasons. One of them is Tiff from EastEnders. With a rounded tip as Andrew Lincoln Stark. ‘
Kiara is 14 years old 33 years old, while Thomas is now 28 years old and is playing the role of Jon Reid in Game of Thrones.
The screenplay comes in the form of editor Emma Freud, more recently she would not have cast Kirara Knightley if the film were produced today.