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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
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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)  »

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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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What seems at first like a childishly simple script... is actually a work of quiet genius!
8 May 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Yes, the screenplay and direction are of a high-school stageplay standard. The dialogue is simple, predictable and purely functional. The plot is VERY old and the direction is ultimately - loose and carefree. But upon close observation, this film harkens back to the days of classic romance comedy (Send Me No Flowers, Man's Favourite Sport - Doris Day / Rock Hudson et al). The script is actually brilliantly simple. The characters are cardboard cutouts in an easy-to-swallow LITE story. Megan Huberman is obviously a VERY technically experienced film-maker. The lighting, photography and sound are all VERY SUPERB and proffesional! This does show up the flimsy script. But once again, it's the simplicity and childlike innocence that is this film's brilliance. If you like the romance comedies of the 50's that they don't make anymore... rent this! I kid you not, folks... it's a sweet, fun film. Enjoy!


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