A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help ... See full summary »
Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life - a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when Gerry's life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. The only one who can help her is the person who is no longer there. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry. So it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake, and to her utter shock, a tape recording from Gerry, who proceeds to tell her to get out and "celebrate herself". In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way; P.S. I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing ... Written by
Whereas the book is set entirely in Ireland, part of this film's action is moved to New York City. See more »
When Holly is in the kitchen pouring a glass of alcohol and is distracted by William, she pours most of it on the counter and only a small portion into the glass. However, when William enters the kitchen, the glass is full for a short period of time and then when they glance back at Holly it is almost empty again. See more »
I'm sorry I said the wrong thing to your mother. God, I still get nervous around her. I still think, after nine years, she doesn't like me. I know I'm being stupid.
No, you're not being stupid, baby. She doesn't like you.
Really? I kinda thought, deep down, she really loved me.
No... she doesn't. I was nineteen when we got married. You corrupted me with sex and charm, and the longer it takes you to make your fortune, the less sexy and charming you are.
[Gerry starts looking for something]
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This film is dedicated in loving memory of Windland Smith Rice 1970 - 2005 See more »
Helping Lost People Finding Where Their Hearts Are
People change in time, relationships change in time; Love doesn't. A
man expresses his feelings of his love to his wife, through several
shocking surprises after his death. This movie would tell why love is
the only power that connects people, if no one could tell anymore what
it really means. Gerry and Holly's relationship is a good example of
how couples bring their love to the end quickly.
Leading actors Swank and Butler accomplished wholeheartedly acting
jobs. A true success with Harry Connick Jr.'s role playing Holly's
first flirt, but poor acting from Jeffrey Dean Morgan(whom we'll see
him in "Watchmen" next year) playing as her second. As a novel
adaptation, the screenplay is effectual. Some parts of the script is
totally noticeable that hold our attention continuously. I liked the
editing job very well after I've seen the deleted scenes from the
special features of the DVD. The music score is so relaxing and
emotional. Everybody keeps telling this film is a tearjerker, which I
disagree; it's only because of the sensational existence of Hilary
Swank. Her talented way of expressing psychological trauma just catches
eyes, that's all.
There are 5 of my favorite scenes which I rewind each time I watch:
1*One of the greatest opening scenes for a romance of all time. In that
scene just in 2 minutes, we get what type of personalities each
character has. Lovers find a quarrel over a straw. They yell at each
other, and Gerry leaves Holly getting out of the door. A minute passes
or not, Holly comes back from bathroom and Gerry back from the door.
Then they wildly lock in a close embrace after running towards to each
other into the middle of the living room... 2*After the funeral of
Gerry, at a time when Holly's longing of him hits the top, she can't
help herself calling the home-phone from her cellphone just to listen
to Gerry's voice from his answering machine record; while trying to
sleep... 3*Holly's receiving of Gerry's first P.S.I Love You letter and
his true guesses of what Holly is going to say in respond after his
each time of gaffes... 4*Gerry's calling to memory of their first
meeting in Ireland, from his words... 5*And best of all, my best
favorite scene: Holly's return to karaoke stage singing "Love You Till
The End" and imagining as if he is there forming a lonesome audience.
This scene is the one I burst into tears. I don't remember myself
crying because of a movie, or because of someone else's sadness ever;
including the end of Dr.Zhivago or Love Story or The English Patient.
Yet it just reminded me of a photo of my fiancée with whom we were
parted away. In that photo she was standing on a step of an
amphitheater watching my mockery of a stand-up show at the stage,
forming the whole audience herself.
This is a therapeutic relationship movie. Watch it with your partner
and you'll be able to see the missing, lacking or the incomplete part
of your unity. Strongly recommended for couples who used to be in love
before. Find out why love is eternal.
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