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Entertainment

August 7, 2012

Movie preview: “Hope Springs”

Rated: PG-13 for sexuality and mature thematic content

Running time: 1 hr 40 min

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart, Brett Rice

Plot: After 30 years of marriage, Kay and Arnold still love each other deeply. But somewhere along the way, their passion for one another seems to have died. Upon learning about a reknowned relationship therapist in Great Hope Springs, Kay pleads with her skeptical, stubborn husband to sign up for a weeklong session. Little does the committed couple realize that overcoming years of bedroom hang-ups will prove to be quite an exhausting challenge.

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