Directed by Bill Purple.
Starring Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams, Orlando Jones, Paul Reiser, Mary Steenburgen, and Jessica Biel.
Henry is an introverted architect. After the death of his wife in a car accident, he sets out to help Millie, a homeless teen, to build a raft to sail across the Atlantic.
For a movie titled The Book of Love, there isn’t much to do with a book of love. What audiences largely get instead is even worse; a nonsensical saccharine mess involving a recent widow (Jason Sudeikis) forming a bond with a stray New Orleans-accented teenage girl (Maisie Williams of Game of Thrones) that wishes to follow in her father’s footsteps and sail out on adventure, using a makeshift raft. The obvious metaphor here is that they are both escaping their troubles and horrible reality. It’ll also no doubt result in death,