Going the Distance is a film which is a romantic comedy. This movie is directed by Nanette Burstein. This movie is about a couple who are trying to maintain a long-distance relationship. In this movie, one of them would live in New York and the other one would need to study in California.
There are not many movies which would try to describe the feelings of people who are trying to keep a long-distance relationship. It is because the culture of world nowadays could hardly create such an atmosphere. Nowadays, people would not treat love seriously and only a certain portion of people would treat love seriously.
In developed countries, technology is filling the life of people and many people are flooded with the casual love ideas. They would think that it is not difficult for them to find boyfriends and girlfriends. They would not put effort to maintain a relationship which is of long-distance.
Therefore, this movie also contains a kind of thinking in this way. The sister of the girl always say that it is impossible to keep a long-distance relationship, and she thinks that men would not be willing to stop kissing a girl for years due to maintaining a long-distance relationship. On the other hand, the man was also having this kind of information from his friends. Therefore, challenges come. Despite the fact that the couple has strong belief in keeping the relationship, it is hard for them to trust each other because information all around is going on the opposite way.
If you are one of the couples striking hard to keep this kind of relationship, this movie would make you laugh and cry. It is because you will find that there are plenty of things which are similar or even the same as what you are experiencing.
For people who have a casual mind in love, this movie may sound silly to them. But this movie is reflecting the truth of people in that kind of relationship. If you have experienced that before, you will surely say that this movie is bravo. Of course, people who know that their boyfriends or girlfriends may leave for study may get inspiration from this movie. If your beloved is going to travel to long distance for study or other things for a certain period of time and you are worried about how to keep a relationship, this movie may give you inspiration.
Of course, in order to make you laugh there would be some jokes which may not match with the real situation. But in most of the situations things are familiar to people who have the experience.
Thus, this movie is worth watching. If you really know how to interpret the message of this movie, you will love it and you will understand that why people would work very hard to keep a relationship which is going the distance. But as mentioned above, if you do not appreciate people who work hard for love, you would not think that this movie is interesting.