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The Very Thought of You (1998)
"Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 May 1998 (UK)
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Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Frank
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Daniel
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Pedersen
Debora Weston ...
First Class Passenger
Jan Pearson ...
Daniel's Senior Partner
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Male Information Official
Rebecca Craig ...
Gillian - Female Information Official
Paul Bigley ...
Black's Hotel Room Service
Geoffrey McGivern ...
Travel Agent
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Icelandair Official
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US Ground Stewardess
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Taxi Driver
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Bus Driver (as Robert Brydon)
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Storyline

Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, the narrative moving backwards and forwards gradually filling in the gaps until we see the whole picture. Written by <wyohwy@hotmail.com>

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friend | love | friendship | painting | flowers | See more »

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Two's Company. Three's a Crowd. Four's a Disaster.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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8 May 1998 (UK)  »

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The Very Thought of You  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,692 (USA) (27 August 1999)

Gross:

$94,176 (USA) (10 September 1999)
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Having arrived at "London's airport" Martha who is American and Daniel who is British are standing in the same queue. This would never happen as non EU citizens are separated when they go through immigration. See more »

Quotes

Airport Information Clerk: I do this in the name of sports-watching, romantically-minded men; a maligned, misunderstood minority.
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Soundtracks

Back in the shadow
Performed by Serious jones
Published by Music NV publishing
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A very funny and humorous film.
2 June 2000 | by (Kent, England) – See all my reviews

This was a great British film that deserves a good pat on the back. Not only did the film put together such a wonderfully presented cast that went together so realistically, so precise(including the sexy Joseph Fiennes), but it was a fantastic film with an original and laughable plot (which is better than seeing the same story over and over again). A great film that I enjoyed immensely.


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