Grace, an overweight girl, spends her Christmas trying to start up a romance with a guy who controls the subway she boards for work each day.

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Grace
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Rob
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Keri
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Wanda
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Al
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Olivia
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Check-Out Girl
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Alana Salvatore ...
Elsa
Nicole Greenspan ...
Lisa
Marguerite Pigott ...
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Tom Harvey ...
Judge
Deborah Cass ...
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Grace is an overweight mortuary cosmetician who falls in love with Rob, a handsome subway train conductor who doesn't even know she exists. When she finally devises a way to meet him, they discover that although they are physically different, they have a lot more in common than they think. Written by Phil Fernando

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Remake of Zuckerbaby (1985), a German film starring Marianne Sägebrecht and Eisi Gulp. See more »

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Rob: Well, I think Grace looks great. I think she looks terrific just the way she is
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The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Written by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé
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great movie
18 August 2001 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

great movie for dreamers out to get the person of their dreams. Rob is a real hunk and sex-pot who can turn any girl on, and make her want to believe that she can get whoever she wants. A real dream-come-true movie with a great ending that makes you feel great, and will give you the courage to pursue your dream (or dream-person).


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