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Dating the Enemy (1996)

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A couple wake up one morning to find they have now switched bodies.

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Brett
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Tash
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Rob
Lisa Hensley ...
Laetitia
Pippa Grandison ...
Colette
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Davis
Scott Lowe ...
Harrison
Christopher Morsley ...
Paul
Heidi Lapaine ...
Christina
Christine Anu ...
The Singer
Arthur Dignam ...
Dr. Kamins
Morna Seres ...
Helen McMahon
William Usic ...
Marx
Vanessa Stuart ...
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Anja Coleby ...
Karen Zader
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One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life in their partners shoes when they wake up one morning in each others bodies. Valuable lessons are learned by each as they both have to adjust to very different lives. Written by Rob <robert@bb.com.au>

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19 September 1996 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Az ellenség bőrében  »

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During the party on the ferry, when Guy Pearce is busted by Claudia Karvan telling the model that he has had a job offer from New York, the boat is clearly not moving. However, in both the scenes before and after it was. See more »

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References I Dream of Jeannie (1965) See more »

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Written by Justin Currie
Performed by Del Amitri
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Through each other's eyes.
5 May 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It is a rare slice of genius when a production sails by on bubbly Bringing Up Baby style wit and humour, then three days later awakens you to a beautifully simple solution to the oldest struggle of mankind, male vs female.

More than just an evening's entertainment, this film could save troubled marriages by more than just its romantic tones and ending. It can achieve it's goal by setting the realistic co-operation example that it does.

Little wonder the screenplay works as well as it does with Linda Seger as consultant.

At the core of its charm is the fact that the two leads had to work and watch each other throughout the rehearsal process, then successfully emulate each other during filming stimulating recognition in the audience, something strongly identified in all successful Australian films.

That's why in the public screenings I saw, the pencil in the hair always drew powerful laughter.

Zig Zag


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