A successful business man (Frédérick) is going through a series of insignificant adventures and one-night stands. One day, he starts flirting with Juliette. She mistakenly thinks that he is... See full summary »
Kate and Charlie have a perfect life planned out before them: buying a house, marriage, kids, the whole works. Kate's fear of flying keeps her in Canada while Charlie goes to Paris for a medical convention. While there Charlie is smitten by the lovely Juliette. He calls off the wedding with Kate and she nervously boards a plane to get him back. She ends up sitting next to the petty French thief Luc Teyssier. He hides a stolen necklace and smuggled grape vine in her bag to get it through customs. Her bag is stolen, the necklace apparently lost, and Kate and Luc head to Cannes -- Luc to find the necklace and Kate get Charlie back. Along the way, Kate and Luc begin having feelings for each other -- which change the course of their lives.Written by
Director Lawrence Kasdan agreed to direct this film project because he had just been involved on a difficult production shoot on Wyatt Earp (1994), would not have to write the screenplay first, and principal photography would involve a nice working holiday for he and his family in France. See more »
The drive from George V to the Montmatre area of Paris where Bob lives should not go past Trocadero overlooking the Eiffel Tower, or past the Louvre where the glass pyramid is seen. See more »
Those French. They hate us, they smoke, they have a whole relationship with dairy products I don't understand.
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Near the beginning of the credits, we hear the voices of Kate and Luc. They talk, and then he sings the song "La Mer." See more »
A truly funny piece. It's the one we get out of our collection when we just want to sit down and watch something familiar, funny and just NICE.
Meg Ryan reveals herself as a true comedienne and Kevin Kline is the funniest Frenchman you ever loved to hate. So what if we know exactly what's going to happen? That's the way with romantic comedies, as it is with most 'genre' movies. Even after having seen it at least a dozen times, we still laugh when Ryan sneaks up on her absconded fiancee and his new girlfriend and in the process causes major havoc in a posh French cafe; or when Kevin Kline tells her how the uptight nature of the Americans makes his 'ass twitch'.
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