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Getting It Right (1989)

Gavin is 31 years old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy but before he knows it there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and ... See full summary »

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Harry
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Lady Stella Munday
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Anne
Ian Redford ...
Bill
Kevin Drinkwater ...
Winthrop
Rupert Holliday-Evans ...
Peter
June Ellis ...
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Gavin is 31 years old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy but before he knows it there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and lives in a basement, Joan is an over-sexed millionairess, married to a Greek architect. But Gavin prefers the ugly assistant in the barbershop. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A modern comedy for all of those who have been getting it wrong. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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5 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Atribulações de um Virgem  »

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$960,385
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1.85 : 1
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Joan: Gavin ... don't worry so much about being loved. Worry about loving. It's ever so much more important.
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Soundtracks

Aida
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Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by the Chorus and Orchestra of the Sofia National Opera
Conducted by Ivan Marinov
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They got this one right.
24 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

Gavin (Birdsall) is a handsome and proper thirty-something "straight" virgin and a hair cutter in a chic London salon who is surrounded by quirky and idiosyncratic characters. Although not shy, anxiety, trepidation, and the desire to "get it right" has kept him from finding true love.

"Getting It Right", a charming little British romantic comedy, is all about Gavin's quest to find "Ms. Right". Even tempered and self-narrated, "GIR" is laced with droll British humor, offers some pearls of wisdom, and is thoroughly charming. Enjoyable stuff for people like me who are suckers for the romantic comedy genre and into British humor.


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