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It's Complicated is a romantic comedy film released in 2009, directed by Nancy Meyers. The film features an ensemble cast including Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, and Steve Martin.
The movie centers around Jane Adler (played by Meryl Streep), a successful bakery owner and divorced mother of three grown children, who finds herself in a complicated romantic situation. Despite being divorced for a decade, Jane and her ex-husband, Jake (played by Alec Baldwin), still share a cordial relationship and have remained friends. However, when Jane and Jake attend their son's graduation, they end up spending the night together and reignite their romance.
As their affair rekindles, Jane finds herself torn between her feelings for Jake and her uncertain relationship with her architect, Adam Schaffer (played by Steve Martin), who is designing an addition to her home. Jane's situation is further complicated when she tries to keep her affair a secret from her children, who have their own opinions about their parents' relationship.
The movie humorously portrays the complexities of adult relationships, the challenges of navigating love, and the complications that arise when ex-spouses become romantically involved again. It also touches on themes of self-discovery, second chances, and the complexities of blended families.
The performances in "It's Complicated" are strong, with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin showcasing their chemistry as a former couple trying to figure out their feelings for each other. Steve Martin provides comedic relief as the bumbling yet endearing Adam. The film also features a talented supporting cast, including John Krasinski, Lake Bell, and Rita Wilson.
"It's Complicated" is known for its beautiful cinematography, showcasing picturesque locations in Santa Barbara, California, and its tasteful production design, including Jane's charming bakery and her character's signature style. The film's witty dialogue, relatable characters, and heartwarming moments make it an enjoyable watch for fans of romantic comedies and those who appreciate stories about love and the complexities of relationships.