After the success of "Flesh and the Devil" at a time when Gilbert and Garbo were crazy about each other in real life, I was shocked by how awkwardly they interacted in "Love". Based on the classic love story "Anna Karenina" and arranged to take advantage of the stars' chemistry, this movie had everything set in place for it to work. I was surprised that it hardly worked at all.
Gilbert comes across like an overanxious teenager pursuing a girl who is out of his league. He's especially immature "