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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Valerie Breiman (written by)
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Release Date:
14 July 2000 (Spain) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Get A Love Life! See more »
Plot:
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 »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
Bestial Tips For Swingers Star
 (From WENN. 5 September 2000)

User Reviews:
Had promise, ended up just mildly enjoyable See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (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)
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Directed by
Valerie Breiman 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
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 N. Beattie .... property master
 
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
 
Thanks
Gleb Klioner .... special thanks
Adam Rifkin .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
82 min | Germany:75 min (25 fps) (TV version)
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Color:
Black and White (one scene) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
The autobiographical script took five years to get produced.See more »
Goofs:
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 »
Quotes:
Adam Levy:I know what this is about, you're a woman and you're afraid of becoming obsolete. You're at an age when men are starting to notice younger girls and its freaking you out.See more »
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Soundtrack:
RetrosexySee more »

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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Had promise, ended up just mildly enjoyable, 30 May 2003
Author: DrAmanda from Texas

The screenplay was witty and had a sense of true comedic timing.

The movie only showcases a bit of what the screenplay held.Valerie Breiman wrote a fantastic script, but her direction was somewhat lacking, and I felt that the actors did the best they could with what she gave them. There were some elements of great comedy, but the timing was just a BIT off. A more experienced director could have played up the many one liners and the countless funny moments from Kate's love life. The ending just sort of showed up, which was disappointing, and she could have worked more of the new article deadline into the story. And unfortunately, the one serious moment in the story (which was acted very well) was too short and it could have been explored more, and could have exhibited itself further in the story as something like that affects someone very deeply, even Kate.

Jon Favreau is a very funny man and from what I've seen a pretty good actor. Famke Janssen, while best known as the best bad Bond Girl and Jean Grey from X-men, isn't known for her acting ability, having taken some roles in some very VERY bad movies. However, I think almost each and every time she makes a movie she gets better and better. This was the first time I'd seen her play something other than the one dimentional characters from her previous roles. I think that in 'Love and Sex' and also in the new 'X-2 X-Men United' she's starting to show some real acting chops, some true depth, indicating that she's more than just a former-model-turned-actress cliche. She turned out some very very funny scenes, but the director as I said earlier just missed out on the very jokes she had written. Hopefully, Ms. Janssen will start to get some meatier roles to play, based on the potential she showed here and the heart and soul she's brought to a comic book character for crying out loud. But that's another review and a completely different type of movie. I'd like to see her do more comedy.

Ms. Brieman gave a decent 1st time out movie, it just could have been so much more. I still really enjoyed it and if I had the money I'd go buy it. I got the humor, and appreciated it, even though it was poorly put on the screen. Maybe its because I'm just as neurotic as Kate and Adam.

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