In London, the public relation Helen is fired from her position in a PR company. While returning home, she does not catch the train in the subway. But in another possibility of her life, she catches the train in the subway. The story shows two parallel lives of Helen: in one life, she stays with her boyfriend Gerry, and in the other life, she finds that Gerry cheats her with Lydia and falls in love with James Hammerton. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The book Helen spills tea on and reads later is "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. See more »
Early on, when Helen catches Gerry and Lydia having sex she confronts Lydia. A camera is briefly visible in the mirror behind Lydia. See more »
Look, James. Maybe I shouldn't be here. I'm sorry, I'm not being fair. You know, under normal circumstances, etcetera... You're really nice - and funny. My friend Anna thinks you're cute...
Wait. Wait! Your friend Anna thinks I'm cute? Your friend ANNA thinks I'm cute? Shit, I just blew - wait
[looks at menu]
This movie is definitely not rocket science, but it has a charm all it's own. It is thoughtful about what might happen in a different reality if we make different choices or "fate" aligns just right for whatever reason.
There were some very funny moments, especially when Hannah let loose with his version of Pythons "Meaning of Life". Gwenyth Paltrow brings her character across as mousy. I just wanted her to jet angry and throw her boyfriend out. You know, the stereotypical, clothing on the front steps, changing the locks etc. But it was good she had a pal to take her in.
I do like this movie and consider it a "keeper". I recommend it for some "light and fluffy" entertainment on a night after a long day.
And for the record: scene in boat by the bridge. I liked Donny Osmond, David Cassidy and Mick Jagger. :)
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