• The Lovers (2017)

The Lovers

Release Date: May 5th, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 1st, 2017

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A man and his wife, each embroiled in an extramarital affair, are sent reeling when they suddenly fall for the least likely person imaginable -- each other.

Cast: Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Melora Walters, Aidan Gillen, Tyler Ross, Jessica Sula, Lesley Fera, Eric Satterberg

Director: Azazel Jacobs

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: A24

Distributors: A24

Ratings & Reviews

  • 85
    Dan CallahanTheWrap

    This film is a real pleasure and surprise because it sees old emotions as things that can be replenished and renewed if you are open and not too rigid about the boundaries of your relationships with others. show more

  • 90
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Smart, unpredictable performances by Debra Winger and Tracy Letts and an uncommonly crucial score by Mandy Hoffman ensure that the picture's odd nature won't be misconstrued as indecisiveness. show more

  • 70
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    The Lovers is shrewd, even if it’s not altogether satisfying. show more

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