I’m starting from myself: plot and cast of the film with Jennifer Lopez
Too often it is customary to hear that once over forty you enter a descending phase of your life. This lie has spread far too much in society, but fortunately there are some works that unmask this falsehood by showing all the charm and strength that can still be had from the age of forty. One of the most recent and popular examples of this trend is I’m starting over2018 comedy starring the famous Jennifer Lopez. The film, whose original title is Second Actis directed by Peter Segaldirector already known for famous comedies such as The mad professor’s family And 50 times the first kiss.
This feature film is placed in the middle of those films that enhance female power, but also moving away from the annoying stereotypes of the case. In particular, I’m starting over reaffirms the concept that the only person who can stop us is ourselves. With Lopez as protagonist, and also producer, a story comes to life that aims to restore dignity even to those women who, in a world of work that is always too male-dominated, have a lot to say regardless of their age. Between fun, romance and a lot of emancipation, the film could only establish itself as a great success.
Against a budget of 16 million dollars, I’m starting over it has in fact come to earn over 70 worldwide. This is also due to having given voice to categories that often do not have it, thus making this positive reception also acquire a strong social connotation. Before embarking on a vision of the film, however, it will certainly be useful to delve into some of the main curiosities related to this. Continuing here in the reading it will in fact be possible to find further details relating to the plot and al cast of actors. Finally, the main ones will also be listed streaming platforms containing the film in their catalogue.
I’m starting over: the plot of the movie
The protagonist of the film is Maya Vargas, a 40-year-old who works as a sales clerk in a small supermarket chain. To get to where she is today, Maya has had to make a series of sacrifices since she was very young. She first found herself having to give up her studies to start working and support her family, while at the age of seventeen she became the mother of a little girl. However, now Maya seems to have achieved stability in her life, also thanks to her partner Treyand is about to receive a particularly important promotion in the workplace.
To her amazement, however, a male colleague is preferred instead. The reason is that he has educational qualifications that she does not have, which effectively disqualifies her from obtaining more senior administrative positions. To try to cheer her up, her friends create a social profile for her where she is a graduate and full of skills. In doing so, she Maya gets a great job at a prestigious company. Although initially reluctant, given the lie on which everything is based, she will end up deciding to exploit it to her advantage to demonstrate how much she is really worth, titles or no titles.
I’m starting over: the cast of the film
As anticipated, to interpret the role of the protagonist Maya Vargas there is the actress Jennifer Lopezwho was interested in the role and managed to get it at the expense of Julia Roberts, the other actress considered by the producers. In doing so, Lopez returned to the cinema as a protagonist, giving life to a character that allowed her to show off new aspects of her multifaceted talent. To interpret the teenage version of Maya is instead the young woman Brianda Agramonte. Instead, the actor finds himself in the role of her partner, Trey Milo Ventimigliabest known for his role as Jack Pearson in the award-winning series This Is Us.
Vanessa Hudgensmost famous for the trilogy of High School Musicalsplays here the role of Zoe, Maya’s job rival. Leah Remini instead she plays Joan, Maya’s best friend. The latter is really a close friend of Lopez and this has allowed them to bring the harmony that binds them to the big screen. Treat Williamsknown for the series Chesapeake Shores, instead appears as Anderson Clarke, director of the Franklin & Clarke company, specializing in cosmetics, where Maya gets her new job. The actors also appear in the film Annaleigh Ashford as Hildy, Dan Bucatinsky in those of Arthur e Freddie Stroma in those of Ron Ebsen.
I’m starting over: the trailer and where to see the film in streaming and on TV
It is possible to enjoy the film thanks to its presence on some of the most popular streaming platforms on the net today. I’m starting over it is in fact available in the catalogs of Rakuten TV, Chili Cinema, Google Play, Infinity+, Apple iTunes, Tim Vision and Amazon Prime Videos. To see it, once the reference platform has been chosen, it will be enough to rent the single film or subscribe to a general subscription. In this way you will be able to watch it in total comfort and at the best video quality. It should be noted that in the case of rental, there will only be a given time limit within which to view the title. The film is also featured, in first ever viewin the television schedule of Friday 26 May at 21:20 On the canal Channel 5.