Lil and Roz were childhood friends who grew up together as neighbours. their sons also grew up together, developing a friendship as strong as their mothers'. one summer, all 4 of them spend so much time together that things got out of hand. emotions started intruding as the mothers found happiness in each others' sons.
it was acceptable to have a plot where one mother fell for her friend's son, but when it happened to 2 mothers at the same time, it was such a cliche. while the relationship had the power to jeopardize the friendship between 2 mothers, it surprisingly didn't. the possible conflict was wiped off as both couple continued their affairs, still hanging out with each other, even after knowing the truth. it was just odd if not boring. with separation came wives for the sons, who got married roughly the same time, and their daughters born roughly the same time. there were way too many things that was ridiculous and unbelievable for the film to be enjoyable.
some backgrounds on the movie:
- director: Anne Fontaine
- released: 2013
- casts: Robin Wright, Naomi Watts, Xavier Samuel, Ben Mendelsohn, Sophie Lowe, Jessica Tovey, James Frecheville, Gary Sweet, Alyson Standen
- language: English
- genre: Drama