View the ups and downs of onscreen married couples. Borrow a DVD from the Lititz Public Library.
Away From Her (2006)
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease forces the separation of an Ontario couple who have been married for over forty years.
Blind Date (2007)
An estranged married couple goes on a series of “blind” dates to reignite their relationship.
A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
Three women receive letters from the town flirt who has run off with one of their husbands.
The Other Man (2008)
After his wife disappears, a husband discovers clues about the life she had been leading and that he never knew existed.
This is 40 (2012)
After years of marriage a young couple tries to balance romance, careers, parents and children in their own hilarious ways.
A loving octogenarian couple’s unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested when the wife has a stroke.
The Vow (2012)
When a wife awakes from a coma with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights are winning her heart again.
Hope Springs (2012)
A middle-aged couple, married for thirty years and drifting apart, signs up for an intense, week-long marriage counseling session.
Blue Valentine (2010)
A young married couple who has grown apart takes one night away from their daughter to try to save their relationship.
Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)
A father’s life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children.
The Proposal (2009)
Faced with deportation, a high-powered book editor coerces a much younger assistant into marrying her.
With the arrival of a beautiful Mexican maid and her daughter to their household, a troubled family faces even more challenges in their domestic life.
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
A rich, spoiled socialite learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second wedding.
Made for Each Other (1939)
A young couple struggles in their first year of marriage facing illness, money problems and a meddling mother-in-law.
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Love and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their guests as they celebrate the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas.
The War of the Roses (1989)
In a black comedy, a mean-spirited, divorcing couple will try anything to get their spouse out of the house.
A Handful of Dust (1988)
In 1930s England, a couple’s idyllic life in a huge Victorian country house is shattered by the chance arrival of a penniless scrounger.
Originally published on March 14, 2014 in the Lititz Record Express.