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Pipe Dream (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  11 December 2005 (Italy)
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A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

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A lonely plumber poses as a director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.

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It's not who you are. It's who they think you are.

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Nice romantic Comedy...
8 February 2005 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

We caught "Pipe Dream" on the Cable last night. I must say it was entertaining, well written and extremely well acted.

The funny part is that the whole movie *also* has an "indie" aura that's supposed to be in the film thats being filmed.

Very good acting. The only actor that doesn't really "fit" is the plumber. He has a cultural level WAY above I would guess 95% of NY Plumbers. But besides that, all the rest is very good.

Even though it's not a *great* movie, it surely is way above 70% of what's being made today.

I would expect more fine screenplays from the same author...

Nice and entertaining...


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