Some of them are beacons of hope, some are passionate but brief, and others are tragic heartbreakers. They each tell love stories that connect us to each other and to parts of ourselves we didn't previously know. And though you may never truly understand the impact of an experience until you live through it yourself, it's always helpful to see what we can learn from others.
From The Skinny: Told in a nonlinear timeline from Tom's (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) perspective, the viewer gets little bits and pieces of Summer (Zoe Deschanel).
They realize they have romantic feelings for one another and act on them, which evolves into a secret love affair.
Throughout the years they meet up and go on adventures in the wilderness, which disrupts both of their marriages in different ways.
The Skinny: Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), a sensitive, solitary man, roams around a slightly future iteration of Los Angeles as he navigates the dissolution of his marriage with Catherine (Rooney Mara) while falling in and out of love with his personalized operating system, Samantha (Scarlet Johansen). The Skinny: In an effort to get to know the suave Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze), Baby (Jennifer Grey) volunteers to be his dance partner for the summer floor show, despite her lack of experience.