Adapted by David Nicholls from the 2009 internationally praised and bestselling novel of the same name, the film is directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education), starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess. It tells the story of two friends who meet on the night of their college graduation and proceed to meet exactly once each year on July 15 for the next two decades.
After one day together in 1988, Emma Morley (Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Sturgess) begin a friendship that will last a lifetime. Over the next twenty years, key moments of their relationship are revealed on the same day – July 15th – of each year. Dex and Em face friendship and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.
- via UK’s MSN