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Au Pair (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Family, Romance  |  22 August 1999 (USA)
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A young MBA mistakenly takes the job of looking after a rich executive's spoiled children.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Heidi Lenhart ...
Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan (as Heidi Noelle Lenhart)
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Vivian Berger
Katie Volding ...
Jake Dinwiddie ...
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Nigel Kent
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Sam Morgan
Michael Woolson ...
Charlie Cruikshank
Larry Robbins ...
Ernie
Pat Elliott ...
Sutton Parks Employee
Dávid Ungvári ...
Receptionist (as David Ungvari)
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Matronly Woman
Éva Gyetvai ...
Secretary
Peter Linka ...
L.A. Chauffeur
Caitlin Griffiths ...
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Storyline

Charlie Cruikshank and fiancée Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan planned, after their MBA graduation, to cohabit. By accepting the European voyage his parents offer as graduation present, Charlie crosses their plan to earn a down-payment in summer. So Jenny seeks a job, hastily enough to apply for photocopy-clerk in Oliver Caldwell's multinational HQ. By mistake, Oliver hires her as nanny for his beloved brats, Alex and Katie, who spend summer with him, unlike the school year with their aunt. Businesswise he keeps traveling to Paris and further trough Europe, ultimately meeting Charlie in Austria. Coached by limousine driver Nigel Kent, Jenny proves the first nanny the kids can't scare off. They even bond and team up against Oliver's fiancée, ruthlessly ambitious, child-hating VP Vivian Berger, who wants to get rid of them. Written by KGF Vissers

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When the right woman accepts the wrong job, anything can happen.

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Comedy | Family | Romance

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De Repente Uma Babá  »

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Trivia

The conversation in the background that the kids have with Nigel while Jenny and Oliver go off to talk is made up of the same recordings used earlier in the movie after Jenny wakes up on the boat and the kids tell her about the work that they've accomplished and tips that they've received. See more »

Goofs

Upon the family's arrival in Vienna to the Caldwell's palace, the staff is speaking Italian; however Vienna is located in Austria, not Italy. It seems they confused Vienna with Venice as the palace does appear in the Hapsburg style. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer 'Jenny' Morgan: I heard about your good news, congratulations, the children will finally have a mother again.
Vivian Berger: Oh, I wouldn't go that far, boarding schools in Switzerland are year-round you know.
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Rather Budapest than Paris
15 June 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Altogether a charming little piece, but it was pathetic to see that except a 20 second shot showing the obvious Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe, almost the whole movie was shot in Hungary's lovely Budapest and Szentendre

  • without giving any due credit (except the Hungarian signs all over the


place). For all those that are "sucker for movies that take place in Paris" - sorry to disappoint you ;-)


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