Monday, March 21, 2016

Oh, to be young again!

My wife and I enjoyed watching the movie, While We're Young. It chronicles the relationship between a middle-aged couple with a twenty-something couple. The former have become boring and are in awe of the spontaneity and creativity of their new young friends. Yet as they get to really know them they become aware of their foibles and flaws.

The movie manages to simultaneously deal with a whole range of issues: ageing and mortality, unfulfilled dreams, infertility, truth vs. creativity in documentaries, perfectionism, conflict with in-laws, ....

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