While young love is often the go-to rom-com form, there is something to be said and gained from examining “old” love.
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The snobbish, stay-at-home wife/mother/grandmother Sandra (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of 40 years has been having an affair with her best friend.
The reunion of these old lovers is initially fraught with accusations and past hurts. Both are scarred, physically and emotionally.
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An encounter with the Witch of the Waste has left the shy, dutiful Sophie cursed. She is now old, old beyond her years.
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Circumstances beyond their control separated them a lifetime ago, but now – old and grey – they find the spark is still there.
Louis and Addie have lived on the same street for ages; both are widowed; both are lonely. But their relationship has been one of the superficial niceties.