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Angelina (Emily Hampshire) is a shy and whimsical Italian waitress who has moved from Italy to Canada to marry a man she's not in love with. Angelina settles into a neighborhood in Toronto's Little Italy longing for true love. Mike (Sean Astin) is a jaded and cynical writer who pens copy for a romance magazine but has lost his faith in romantic love. In the days leading up to Valentine's Day, an enigmatic and amorous couple named Il Magnifico (Joe Mantegna) and Mrs. Jones (Kate Nelligan) set the whole neighborhood ablaze with romantic passion. While everyone seems to be falling under the spell of Cupid's arrows, Angelina and Mike meet and just might find the true love that they've been searching for. Written by Adam McCort

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Boy Meets Girl - Liebe wirkt Wunder  »

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A sweet romantic comedy; artful and funny
31 January 2004 | by (Iowa, USA) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Sean Astin was (as always) completely adorable, and I'd never seen Emily Hampshire in anything before and thought she was very good as well. This movie had a beautiful tone and color; the music was perfect (the Italian and the children singing-- I loved it) and the cinematography was unique and fun to watch. Sure, this movie wasn't the funniest or the most well-written of all romantic comedies, but it was simple and sweet and a perfect Valentine's movie. I highly recommend it for fans of romantic comedies who just want a little love in their lives!!


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