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Leila Sweet
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At age 19, a young woman is jilted at the altar. This leads to a declaration that she will swear off men forever. Now 10 years later, she suddenly decides she would like to have a child. She advertises in the newspaper for potential mates, whether by traditional methods or by sperm donors, but gets nothing but losers. However, two neighborhood men vie for her attention - her gynecologist and a professional clown. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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She's given up on love...but love hasn't given up on her.

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Darcy: [narration] See, people's brains are basically oysters, all mucus-ey and gross... but there is always a grain of sand inside, trying to annoy the oyster into making a pearl...
Darcy: [narration] ... and not a bogus pearl, either... one with some value, one with some weight...
[amongst the post-it notes on the refrigerator, one reads: HAVE A CHILD]
Darcy: [narration] ...the kind you cast before swine.
Leila Sweet: Come on, Paxil.
Darcy: [narration] Of course, there is such a thing as a false pearl.
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Slight and charming
8 December 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This movie was much more enjoyable than I expected it to be.

Despite the limited acting talent of Shalom Harlow, the terrible

lighting, and the overly whimsical plot, the movie exudes a likeable

charm. The supporting cast was excellent, and the story moved

along quickly with some very funny interludes.


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