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Writer (WGA):
Valerie Breiman (written by)
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Release Date:
14 July 2000 (Spain) See more »
Get A Love Life! See more »
When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead... See more » | Add synopsis »
1 nomination See more »
Bestial Tips For Swingers Star
 (From WENN. 5 September 2000)

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Fun to watch, fine acting, enjoyable dialogue, nice soundtrack See more (58 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Famke Janssen ... Kate Welles

Jon Favreau ... Adam Levy

Noah Emmerich ... Eric

Ann Magnuson ... Monique Steinbacher

Cheri Oteri ... Mary

Josh Hopkins ... Joey Santino

Robert Knepper ... Gerard Boussard

Vincent Ventresca ... Richard Miltner
Kristen Zang ... Savannah
David Steinberg ... Tiny Man

Elimu Nelson ... Jerome Davis

Don Brunner ... Police Officer

Yvonne Zima ... 9-Year-Old Kate

Melissa Fitzgerald ... Melanie
Rob Swanson ... Rob, Blind Date

Will Rothhaar ... 9-Year-Old Bobby

Rance Howard ... Earl
Ron Kochevar ... Man
Angela Marsden ... Peaches

Troy Blendell ... Frank
Nicolette Little ... 6-Year-Old Michelle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ben Maccabee ... Luke Genera (archive footage) (as Benjamin Maccabee)

Michael Beardsley ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Claudia Christian ... Woman in Gallery at End (uncredited)
Norman Fessler ... Guy in Bathroom (uncredited)

David Schwimmer ... Jehovah's Witness (uncredited)

Directed by
Valerie Breiman 
Writing credits
Valerie Breiman (written by)

Produced by
Martin J. Barab .... producer
Timothy Scott Bogart .... producer
Mark Damon .... executive producer
Darris Hatch .... producer
Michelle LeDoux .... line producer
Raymond Miller .... associate producer
Brad Wyman .... producer
Original Music by
Pierpaolo Tiano 
Billy White Acre 
Cinematography by
Adam Kane 
Film Editing by
Martin Apelbaum 
Casting by
Dan Shaner 
Michael Testa 
Production Design by
Sarah Sprawls 
Set Decoration by
Nancy Clements 
Costume Design by
Sara Jane Slotnick  (as Sarah Jane Slotnick)
Makeup Department
Luisa Abel .... key makeup artist
Andre Blaise .... key hair stylist
Sheri Knight .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Limor Diamant .... unit production manager
Dave Moorman .... post-production supervisor
Mark Noad .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Montgomery .... second assistant director
Jonathan Southard .... first assistant director
John Vedder .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Leslie Beattie DeGeorge .... property master (as Leslie N. Beattie)
Sound Department
Sean Keegan .... adr mixer
Sean Keegan .... foley mixer
Dave Moorman .... re-recording mixer
Dave Moorman .... supervising sound editor
Matthew Nicolay .... sound mixer (as Matt Nicolay)
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
Scott McLain .... Flame artist
Scott McLain .... Inferno artist
Christopher Dusendschon .... hazeltine optical element timing: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Baldwin .... pro-Steadicam operator
Damien Collier .... set lighting technician
Sean Patrick Crowell .... key grip
Alan Gitlin .... first assistant camera
Irv Goodnoff .... camera operator: second unit
Robert Magnano .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Darin Moran .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Tony Olivieri .... first assistant Steadicam
Dale Robinette .... still photographer
Tony Schultz .... film loader
Joseph M. Setele .... first assistant camera: second unit
Sidney Sidell .... additional photographer (as Jerry Sidell)
Brad Wallace .... additional second assistant camera
Kelly Way .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mila Hermanovski .... costume assistant
Music Department
Brad Bogart .... music supervisor
Robert J. Cappadona Jr. .... music supervisor
Scott C. Kolden .... music editor
Christopher J. Roberts .... score mixer
Transportation Department
Tony Barattini .... driver
Glenn Knowlton .... transportation coordinator
Jimmy Ray Pickens .... driver
Other crew
Dana Byal .... production coordinator
Barbara Casner .... assistant coordinator
Catherine Christensen .... photo double
Rich Colgin .... production assistant
Devin Cutler .... executive: MDP Worldwide
Robb Hedges .... production assistant
Tommy Johnson .... production assistant
Brian McMillan .... animal supplier
Jill Naumann .... location manager
Rabatan Salem .... on-set security officer
Mel Ray Sandvik .... assistant accountant
Shari Sontag .... key production accountant
Leon Watkins .... production assistant
Gleb Klioner .... special thanks
Adam Rifkin .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
82 min | Germany:75 min (25 fps) (TV version)
Black and White (one scene) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The autobiographical script took five years to get produced.See more »
Continuity: When Kate comes home to Adam at their 1 year anniversary day the white doors in the background change from far shots (they are open) to close shots (the are closed).See more »
Kate:I like being depressed. It makes me feel deep and introspective.See more »
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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Fun to watch, fine acting, enjoyable dialogue, nice soundtrack, 4 November 2002
Author: uberlibrarian from middle america

If you've been watching Jon Favreau's Dinner for Five on IFC, and enjoying it, as I have, you'll definitely enjoy this movie. Favreau is fun to watch, and this movie shows his strengths as an actor. Famke Jansen is a standout as Kate, the film's protagonist.

Looking through the External Reviews, linked on IMDB, it seems that many of the critics really disliked this movie, and I don't see why. It may not be Shakespeare, but why such a strong negative reaction to what is essentially a light, romantic comedy. Some even say there is no chemistry between Jansen and Favreau, and again, I just don't get it.

OK, so you've probably read the synopsis, 30ish single Kate is looking for love. 30ish Adam seems to be it. Then they break up. Then they try to move on. Then they drive each other crazy with jealousy. I won't go on to spoil the finish.

All that is pretty predictable, but the dialogue is well written. The actors are believable and connect with less of a sizzle than a warm melt. I enjoyed the build-up phase of the relationship that was the heart of the movie. The soundtrack songs were well chosen, and enhanced the film.

Overall, this movie is a nice time, and I'd probably watch it again.

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