It's Complicated Movie Review Summary

Actors: Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin

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Jake is a divorced lawyer who remarried to a younger woman Agness. Jane is the ex wife that has been divorced from Jake for a decade. She owns a bakery in Santa Barbara and is a mother of three children. Jane and Jake are attending their sons college graduation. During the gathering Jane seems shocked at the way Agness is walking around with minimal clothing on. Jake and Jane exchange a few words and as Jane leaves Jake takes a glimpse at Jane making it quite obvious there are still feelings there on his part. They decide on meeting for an innocent friendly dinner to catch up. Before you know it a casual dinner turns into a steamy affair and Jane becomes the mistress. Along the way their affair begins to interfere with their personal lives. Jane becomes smitten with an Architect named Adam who was referred by her friend Peter to come and recommend blueprints to remodel parts of her home. When Adam falls for Jane he's in no realization that he gets caught in a love triangle. Jane is torn between pursuing a relationship with Adam or should she just be happy with what her and Jack had and move on with her life.
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Best part of story, including ending: What I liked about this movie is how relatable it is. I found it quite humorous and kept me laughing all through the movie.

Best scene in story: During the bath scene where Jane is in the tub and Jake is sitting there talking.

Opinion about the main character: What I like about the main character is her wit. Her character is warm and inviting.

The review of this Movie prepared by Maggie a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   cook Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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