‘When the sex is great. When the passion is intense. When the love is strong. It’s time for… breaking up.’

On this date exactly twenty years ago, the Russell Crowe/Salma Hayek movie Breaking Up was released in the United States. Directed by Robert Greenwald with a screenplay by Michael Cristofer, it grossed $11,690.

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It’s described on IMDB as: ‘Monica teaches, Steve’s a photographer. They’ve dated more than two years. They’re arguing, and she leaves for her apartment, only to return in a few minutes to say they should stop seeing each other. A few days later, they’re back together, but within two hours, he takes offense at an off-hand remark, and the separation starts in earnest. They see other people, then, out of the blue, Steve asks Monica to marry him. She says yes, and a time of ecstasy begins: they interview strangers, asking them what makes a marriage work, and she moves in with him. Then comes the wedding, and when Steve freezes, anger rends the relationship again. Can harmony return?

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And while John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman performed this Irving Berlin song in the movie…

Ol’ Blue Eyes also had his own take: 

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