I can hardly control my excitement. I’m kvelling. It’s tantalizing to watch movies where the actors are in the process of falling in love on screen, but it’s more interesting to see long-time lovers act like they’re falling again! Here are a few of our favorite examples from movies past.
9 Off-Screen Couples Who Played Lovahs On Screen
In huge Johnny Depp news, he and his common-law wife of 12 years, Vanessa Paradis, will finally star together in the new movie “My American Lover.” Depp says of their first project together, “Vanessa plays the French feminist Simone de Beauvoir and I play her lover Nelson Algren who is real macho.” Simone de Beauvoir was famous for her treatise The Second Sex about 20th century feminism and women’s oppression. She was also famous for having an open relationship with Jean-Paul Sartre. Nelson Algren and Simone traveled through Latin America together in 1949. [Zimbio]