8 August 2017; “Hope Springs” (2012) Throwback

Get ready for today’s…Blast from the Past!

From Oscar winner David Frankel, the director of The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Marley & Me (2008), One Chance (2013) and recently Collateral Beauty (2016), comes this delightful romantic comedy-drama…

Kay: “Think you can change your marriage?”
Eileen, Kay’s Friend: “Change your marriage? What do you mean? Like, you mostly eat in on Fridays, and then you eat out?”

Hope Springs was released on this day August 8th 2012, making the film 5 years old as of today.

The film centers on a couple (played by Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones), on a mid-life crisis who decide to attend a week-long counselling session to work out their relationship.

Fun fact; Meryl Streep was Golden Globe nominated for her role in the Best Actress – Comedy or Musical category.

If you are looking for films for couples you know, like the lead actors that also features Oscar nominee Steve Carell who plays their counselling expert, Primetime Emmy winner Jean Smart and Oscar nominee Elisabeth Shue, as well as the romantic comedy-drama genre, then this is for you, or for anyone you know, who likes the aforementioned aspects.

Poster source: IMP (Internet Movie Poster) Awards.
Poster design: Iconisus L&Y – Visual Communication Systems.