The 2017 Educational Work Conference aims to enhance the dialogue on social work education. But aside from traditional methods of learning and introspection, you can also watch films to be a better social worker. In fact, they don’t have to be about social work to give you more insights about yourself, your peers, and interpersonal relationships. Moreover, you can also find this time to sit back and relax with loved ones after a long day of work.
Here are five book-to-film adaptations filled with love you can watch.
Adapted from Nicholas Spark’s novel of the same title, this movie will surely make you feel that true love does withstand the test of time. A mill worker (Ryan Gosling) and a rich girl (Rachel McAdams) get separated by war and meet years later. Their feelings resurface, but she is already engaged to another man. Will their love story ever fan out?
Based on the novel Where Rainbows End by Cecilia Ahern, Love, Rosie tells us what is meant to be will be. Starring Lily Collins as the titular character Rosie and Sam Claflin as Alex, these two friends go through life both trying to reach their dreams and find the one.
In this adaptation of David Nicholls’ novel of the same title, Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) and Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) explore life after college as they pursue their dreams and chase love. This movie will make you realize the truth behind the adage. You’ll never truly understand how important someone is until you lose them.
The Time Traveller’s Wife
This film adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s novel of the same name explores the love between two people who have met each other in different moments in their lifetime. Starring Rachel McAdams and Ron Livingston, this film will surely make you think about the past and how it affected who you are with and what you are today.
P.S. I Love You
If you love to write letters for your significant other, you will enjoy and love this film adaptation of Cecilia Ahern’s novel of the same title. Starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler, this movie is guaranteed to make you value the time you spend with your loved ones.
You’re hitting two birds with one stone when you watch these: more opportunities for insight and have quality time with your loved ones.