When I started to hatch a plan to relaunch 12 Reasons Why I Love Her for its tenth anniversary--in stores now!--I had some weird notion that we might one day do a film festival with movies that inspired the book or otherwise have something in common with it. Namely, films with fractured timelines, or multiple storylines that overlap and backtrack and alter how you view what came before, or that otherwise take a unique approach to showing a relationship. I made a list on my phone and I've been carrying it around for god knows how long. Here is what I had settled on, were you inclined to undertake this festival on your own:

Two for the Road (1967), dir. Stanley Donen

Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight (1995/2004/2013), dir. Richard Linklater

Scenes from a Marriage (1973); dir. Ingmar Bergman

5X2 (2004), dir. Francois Ozon

Three Times (2005), dir. Hou Hsiao Hsien

In the Mood For Love (2000)/2046 (2004), dir. Wong Kar-Wai

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959), dir. Alain Resnais

The Day He Arrives (2011)/In Another Country (2012), dir. Hong San-soo

Reconstruction (2003), dir. Christoffer Boe

Lucas Belvaux's Trilogy (2002)

13 Conversations About One Thing (2001), dir. Jill Sprecher

Sliding Doors (1998), dir. Peter Howitt