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Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he discovers he is the proud father of a baby girl, but deficient in the spouse department to the tune of 1. He hires the help of a novice nanny, but at the end of the day, it's Jack who's left holding the baby. Written by
Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>
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Please don't make me angry, I'm not very good at it and it upsets me for the rest of the day.
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Here and Now
Composed by Justin Currie / Lan Harvey
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Del Amitri
Courtesy of A&M Records Ltd. See more »
usually played as a filler on channel 4 in the uk - lovely film
As with many of the comments previously - it is a film normally stumbled upon by accident, ever so slow and girly at the start, it quickly develops into a lovely heart warmingly (and dare i say as a male - ever so slightly tear starting...) tale. Richard grant shows full emotions (especially during the breakdown) and as ever dame Judi (!) and sir Ian (!) play flawless roles. The yank who id never heard off also contributes substantially to a generally 'warm your cockles film'
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