Two couples go to a mutual friend's wedding and end up swapping partners.

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Director: Jean-Charles Tacchella
Stars: Marie-Christine Barrault, Victor Lanoux, Marie-France Pisier
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Larry
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Maria
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Tish
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Tom
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Vince
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Mitch
Gina DeAngeles ...
Aunt Sofia (as Gina DeAngelis)
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Phil
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Chloe Hardy (as Katie Murray)
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Herbie
Stephen E. Miller ...
Stan
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Dean Kozinski
Saffron Henderson ...
Terri Costello
Michele Goodger ...
Claudia
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Storyline

Legal secretary Maria is married to car salesman Tom. Dance teacher Larry is married to the striking Tish. Larry's uncle is marrying Maria's mother. Tom and Tish meet at the wedding and waste no time taking more than a test drive in his BMW. So when Maria and Larry become acquainted later in the day they already have a common interest. But more than that, they find they like each other. A lot. Written by Jeremy Perkins

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Love at first sight. Consequences to follow. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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10 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El sabor de la infidelidad  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,030,000 (USA)
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DVD covers for the movie form a heart symbol out of the dot above the "i" in the film's "Cousins" title-logo. See more »

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When Chloe is lying in bed asleep as her mother looks over her, Chloe's head changes position from one edit to the next, first with her head turned downward on the pillow, then with her head turned upward next. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Sofia: You still want to kill people?
Mitch: Na, they're too stupid.
Aunt Sofia: You're telling me - your grandfather's marrying the Bermuda Triangle!
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ISN'T IT ROMANTIC
By Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
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One of my all time favorites...
25 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

This picture has all the elements you need for a great romantic movie. Mostly it will make you laugh and tug at your heart strings.

You really start to feel for Larry (Danson) and Maria (Rossellini). Larry and his wife Tish (Young) care for each other but aren't in love, and Maria and her husband Tom (Petersen) seemed to be trapped together because they have a young daughter.

The story gets started when, at the wedding reception of Maria's mother Edie (Aleandro), Tish and Tom sneak off and fool around together. In the mean time back at the reception, Larry and Maria meet and begin talking, and when their spouses show up together, are both suspicious, but say nothing. Then, the next day, Maria goes to visit Larry to get his opinion of what happened the day before.

From there, we get to go on their journey as they become friends and then, more than friends. And there's quite a bit that will make you happy and sad along the way.

This is a great movie for a lazy Saturday afternoon...


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