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Music from Another Room (1998)

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Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy... See full summary »

Director:

Charlie Peters

Writer:

Charlie Peters
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jude Law ... Danny
Jennifer Tilly ... Nina
Gretchen Mol ... Anna
Martha Plimpton ... Karen
Brenda Blethyn ... Grace
Jon Tenney ... Eric
Jeremy Piven ... Billy
Vincent Laresca ... Jesus
Jane Adams ... Irene
Bruce Jarchow ... Richard
Kevin Kilner ... Hank
Jan Rubes ... Louis Klammer
Judith Malina ... Clara Klammer
Hillary Matthews Hillary Matthews ... Sarah
Caitlin Sarah Needham Caitlin Sarah Needham ... Lily
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Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his mother's best friend went into emergency labor. Twenty-five years later, Danny returns to his hometown and finds the irresistible Anna Swan but she finds it easy to resist him since she is already engaged to dreamboat Eric, a very practical match. In pursuit of Anna, Danny finds himself entangled with each of the eccentric Swans including blind, sheltered Nina, cynical sister Karen, big brother Bill and dramatic mother Grace as he fights to prove that fate should never be messed with and passion should never be practical. Written by Anonymous

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swan | passion | friend | fight | fate | See All (151) »

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Their romance began the day she was born.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1998 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Atração Irresistível See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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DTS | Dolby Digital (DVD version)

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jude Law has stated this is his least favorite film of his. See more »

Goofs

When Anna is born, she is quickly wrapped in a blanket and handed to her mother. As her mother holds her you can see the disposable diaper where the blanket slipped down. See more »

Quotes

Anna Swan: Fate? Oh, fate... please, the last refuge of the truly desperate!
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Connections

Referenced in Forever Mine (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Truly Madly Deeply
Written by Darren Hayes and Daniel Jones
Performed by Savage Garden
Courtesy of JWM Productions/Columbia Records
By Arrangement with JWM Pty Ltd./Sony Music Licensing
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Well-done romantic comedy with an excellent performance from Jude Law
28 October 1999 | by Julia RoseSee all my reviews

"Music from Another Room" is a light-hearted romantic comedy about a persistent chap with his heart set on one woman. Jude Law's engaging performance as the lovestruck Danny itself makes the film worth seeing. Jennifer Tilly (Anna's blind sister, Nina), Vincent Laresca (Jesus, Anna's boyfriend/husband), Martha Plimpton (Karen, Anna's feminist sister), Jane Adams (Anna's gun-toting sister in law) also deliver wonderful performances in their offbeat supporting roles. The only significant error is in casting Gretchen Mol as Danny's Anna, because Mol never allows us to understand why Danny or any man should bother with the bland and one-dimensional Anna. Mol's Anna is unlikeable from beginning to the end of the film and unfortunately never seems to be worthy of Danny's admiration.


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