“Hope Springs” for senior sex in Meryl Streep comedy

Cast members Jones and Streep pose for a portrait during a media tour for the film "Hope Springs" in New York

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – In the popular 1979 film "Kramer vs. Kramer," Meryl Streep's character walked out on an unhappy marriage. More than 30 years on, Streep plays a middle-aged woman struggling hard to keep a sex-starved relationship together in her new movie "Hope Springs." The bittersweet comedy-drama brings Streep, 63, and Tommy Lee Jones, 65, together for the first time as a couple whose marriage has so lost its spark that they give each other a new cable TV subscription for their 31st wedding anniversary. …