A young American woman becomes a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.

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Cast

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Jack (as Richard E Grant)
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Amy
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Margaret
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Phil
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Anna
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Sarah
David Swift ...
Michael
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Pamela
Laurent Grévill ...
Alain
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William
Bianca Lee ...
Baby Sarah
Sophia Lee ...
Baby Sarah
Sophia Sullivan ...
Sarah as a Toddler
Niven Boyd ...
Nathaniel
Tracy Thorne ...
Susan
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Storyline

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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Sometimes... it's the little things in life that bring people together. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements, mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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22 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Jack et Sarah  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,034,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)

Gross:

$218,626 (USA)
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To promote the film, its advertisements offered a money-back guarantee for anybody who didn't enjoy it when it came out in the cinema. See more »

Quotes

Margaret: Do let us in, Darling. People will think we're Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Look for the Silver Lining
Composed by Jerome Kern / Buddy G. DeSylva
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Aretha Franklin
Courtesy of Sony Music
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Bought it at a video store closing sale, and am now quite glad.
16 October 2002 | by (Sydney, Nova Scotia) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent romance novel come to life... almost as though it's an adaptation. It could very well be. I've seen many films about babies and parenting, but this one is truly unique in its scope.

You'll coo, or at the very least smile, as he gently comforts and kisses the baby... you'll laugh at the comedic elements, and feel the same intensity of emotion in pain and sympathy. The performances are truly outstanding.

To think that I bought this movie because the premise sounded good, and left it sitting around for months, only to watch it last night with my partner and be blown away.

Don't pass this off as a chick flick, either. I think it's also meant to appeal to the paternal feelings in every man. Just enough little twists and turns to keep you guessing, too.


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