“I Don’t Know How She Does It” is a romantic comedy film released in 2011, directed by Douglas McGrath. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Allison Pearson and stars Sarah Jessica Parker as Kate Reddy, a finance executive juggling her demanding career and family life.
As Kate tries to balance her job and her responsibilities as a wife and mother, she faces numerous challenges and obstacles, including a new project at work that requires her to travel frequently and a strained relationship with her husband, played by Greg Kinnear. Along the way, she also develops a close friendship with her coworker, played by Pierce Brosnan, which complicates matters further.
The film explores themes of work-life balance, gender roles, and the pressures of modern parenting. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising Parker’s performance and the film’s relatable depiction of working motherhood, while others criticized its predictable plot and lack of depth.
Despite its mixed reception, “I Don’t Know How She Does It” remains a popular film among fans of romantic comedies, and is often cited as an example of the genre’s ability to blend humor and heart in a relatable and entertaining way.
Duration: 89 min.