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David Frankel’s Hope Springs is a sweet film about two people whose marriage has gotten stuck in a rut. They sleep in separate rooms, hardly say a word to each other, and have even stopped touching each other. The passion has completely left their relationship, which, after 31 years, they seem to have taken for granted, or perhaps they never even bothered to notice as they settled down to their normal routine.

Kay (Meryl Streep) has certainly begun to notice, even if her husband Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) hasn’t. Every day it’s basically the same thing. She wakes up, cooks her husband the same old breakfast before he heads off to work, goes to her job at a clothing store, comes home, fixes dinner, then goes to bed. She finally decides to take the initiative by getting them some marriage counseling, but first, she must convince Arnold to come along, »

- Jeff Beck

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