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
French actor Jean Reno portrayed a character, Jean-Paul Cardon, who had the same first name as the first part of his character's name. See more »
In the scene where Kate confronts Charlie on the beach, the sunlight begins on Charlie and Juliet's left sides, but as soon as she is offered a seat, the light switches so that it's coming from behind Kate and shining on their front/right sides. See more »
[about Luc's brother, Antoine]
One night, he got me very drunk. You must understand, I owed him a lot of money. But he knew what he was doing.
What was he doing?
I lost all of it. One hand of poker.
[starts to laugh]
You lost your birthright... in one hand of poker.
I'm an asshole, what can I tell you?
Uh-huh. So that's why he hates you and you hate him.
Oui... that and I slept with his wife.
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One of the crew members is credited as "Big Cheese." 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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