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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Meryl Streep
Alec Baldwin
Steve Martin
John Krasinski
Lake Bell
Directors
Nancy Meyers
Screenwriters
Nancy Meyers
Running Time
120 minutes

It's Complicated
It’s simple actually. Your mum’ll probably like it


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It's Complicated

Plot
Jane (Streep) has been divorced from Jake (Baldwin) for a decade, but after a boozy night they begin an affair — despite the fact that he’s remarried to Agness (Bell). Things swiftly become complicated, especially after Jane meets nice-guy architect Adam (Martin).


Verdict
Like all Meyers’ films, it’s more about interior design porn than real human emotions and drags on for far too long. Still, Streep, Krasinski and Baldwin are so good, they almost make it work. Almost.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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