So why Did I Get Married?

Eight nowadays married school friends are staying at a Colorado log cabin for an annual reunion that doubles seeing that free therapy. Lawyer Dianne (Sharon Leal) and her spouse, pediatrician Terry, salon owner Angela and her football player man Marcus, housewife Sheila and business owner Robert, psychologist Patricia and builder Gavin are among the list of group. While their marriages are stable on the surface, secrets lurk beneath the surface.

The cozy spirits is broken when you pair’s infidelity is unveiled, forcing the other couples to take a hard look at their particular relationships. As the week originates, each few grapples with issues of commitment, like, betrayal and forgiveness.

As to why Did My spouse and i Get Married is definitely Tyler Perry’s big-screen version of his popular stage enjoy, and like all of his work — from Record of a Upset Black Girl to Madea’s Family Reunion to Daddy’s Little Girls — that packs the two an psychological wallop and touches of crass levity. The film is a buppie ensemble piece that discovers Mr. Perry at his most controlled and mainstream-accessible.

Besides Perry, Why Did I Get Married superstars Janet Knutson, Jill Scott, Lamman Rucker, Malik Yoba, Michael Jai White, Sharon Seguidor and Denise Boutte. The film as well marks initially that Perry has walked in front of the camera since Madea’s Family Re-union. This melodrama is about the difficulty of maintaining a marriage in modern times. It’s a familiar story using a refreshingly female-driven twist. It has the not to be missed. —Rachel M. Grossman, The New York Times