The Last Five Years , movie

Plot Summary:
An adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's acclaimed musical, "The Last 5 Years" is a musical chronicling a love affair and marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie Wellerstein (Jordan) is a young, talented up and coming novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt (Kendrick), a struggling actress. Their story is told almost entirely through song. All of Cathy's songs begin at the end of their marriage and move backwards in time to the beginning of their love affair, while Jamie's songs start at the beginning of their affair and move forward to the end of their marriage.The Last 5 Years by Tony award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie Wellerstein is a young, talented up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt, a Shiksa Goddess struggling actress. Their story is told almost entirely through songs using an intercutting time line device; all of Cathy's songs begin at the end of their marriage and move backwards in time to the beginning of their love affair while Jamie's songs start at the beginning of their affair and move forward to the end of their marriage. They meet in the center when Jamie proposes.

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Release Date USA: February 13, 2015
Release Date: September 7, 2014


Genres: Romance movies (202) Drama movies (989) Comedy movies (600)
Studios: Independent movies (745)
Country: USA Movies (1694)

Runtime: 94 min
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Screenplay: Richard LaGravenese
Music: Jason Robert Brown
Cast: Anna Kendrick, Meg Hudson, Jeremy Jordan, Natalie Knepp, Cat Lynch, Sherie Rene Scott, Gina Sarno, Meg Carriero, Nic Novicki, Stephanie Corbett

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