Noah Arkwright, a successful, hard living and indulgent independent British film director, finally decides to try and defeat the many addictions that are destroying him, his career and the ... See full summary »
Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson, they decide to move to his hometown, Kilronan, and have a baby there. But his ... See full summary »
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 sliding doors incident that sparks the parallel story was shot at Fulham Broadway station and at Waterloo Station on the Waterloo and City line of London Underground. The blue train is a Waterloo and City line train. See more »
At the end of the film when Helen and James are on the bridge, her hair is wet when James is explaining his situation. Then when she is crossing the street to use the phone, its still raining but Helen's hair is completely dry. See more »
I must say, being friends with you certainly makes the wait for the next episode of "Seinfeld" much easier to bear.
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This film is a lightweight comedy/drama with a unique story. Although Gwyneth Paltrow plays the same character in both aspects of the story, both Helens seem completely different. The flow of the story seems quite natural and the cast does a wonderful job going through the twists and turns of their characters lives. It's a chick flick with none of the sap.
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