A 30-something woman navigating through love and heartbreak over the course of one year. During that time, she will unlock the secrets to her life in a sudden turn of events and in the most surprising of places.
Reeling from a bad recent break-up, Daphne (Shailene Woodley) finds herself adrift in life. Living in her sister's guesthouse, she regularly witnesses her sibling and her brother-in-law fighting, which only exacerbates the once-idealistic Daphne's growing despair regarding long-term love. Then, at one of her sister's parties, Daphne meets Frank (Sebastian Stan) and Jack (Jamie Dornan). Both are enormously attractive to her, albeit in very different ways: one is the free-spirited bad boy, unpredictable, and always ready for adventure; the other is sober, intelligent, sensitive, and invested in his career as an academic. Unable to choose between these almost polar opposites, Daphne finds herself bouncing between them instead, enjoying the distinct ways each man sees her -- it's as though she's auditioning different versions of herself and the life that might be waiting for her. But fate has a way of making decisions for us, and the time soon comes when Daphne is forced to accept that ...
If you are looking for an intellectual movie, skip this one. This is a movie about a 'lost' girl 'finding' herself. She has two incredibly attractive men to choose from and on goes the story. This movie is very reminiscent of wattpad fanfictions I used to read as a teen. I honestly saw this movie for Sebastian Stan and his performance was good. Woodley, as ever, has the emotional range of a cucumber. The soundtrack of the movie, however, is good. If you are bored and looking for a predictable romance movie that does not require a lot of thinking, this is for you.
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