Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Divorce and the Cinema

Divorce and bickering couples have been the fodder of Hollywood films for years. From Kramer v. Kramer and Irreconcilable Differences to The War of the Roses couples have fought it out on film. Another film staring Kate Hudson has recently been released named Fools Gold that again centers around a couple fighting it out in the midst of a possible divorce. Many of these films are terribly off base with the realities of divorce or simply poke fun at the realities that couples face when they are dissolving their marriage. It appears that Fools Gold again has missed the mark. I invite any feedback from my readers as to what movie they feel their divorce is most similar to and/or which movie they feel realistically portrays the divorce process.

1 comment:

Ann Marie said...

I agree with you completely. None of those movies seem to be very realistic at all in term of the divorce process. I work for www.firstwivesworld.com, it is an online community for women navigating through the various stages of divorce, and life thereafter. I have read so many blogs and articles by our members and experts on their divorce preceedings and while some do seem to be something out of a movie none are anything like the ones depicted in those movies. Check them out at www.firstwivesworld.com
Just my two cents
Ann Marie