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Jet Lag (2002)
"Décalage horaire" (original title)

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A worn-out businessman and a beautician on the run collide in a Paris airport. Love arrives, all its hurdles be damned.

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Sergio
Scali Delpeyrat ...
The Doctor
Karine Belly ...
Air France Attendant
Raoul Billerey ...
Félix's Father
Nadège Beausson-Diagne ...
A Roissy Passenger
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Jérôme Keen ...
The Concierge
Sébastien Lalanne ...
The Barman
Michel Lepriol ...
The Waiter
Mbembo ...
Post Office Employee
Laurence Colussi ...
Hostess
Lucy Harrison ...
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Rebecca Steele ...
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At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the airport Hilton hotel. Will their initial mutual indifference and downright hostility turn into a one night stand or perhaps something more? Written by Dragomir R. Radev

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The battle of the sexes just got sexier.

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Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

30 October 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Jet Lag  »

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF 85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,454 (USA) (13 June 2003)

Gross:

$544,434 (USA) (5 September 2003)
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Juliette Binoche replaced Isabelle Adjani in the leading role. See more »

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American Airlines does not fly to Munich from Paris. See more »

Quotes

Rose: You're not a nice man. If you were I wouldn't be here!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits include the receipe for the "Mignonettes de veau" that Felix cooks for Rose in the film: Mignonettes de veau Vous êtes nombreux à nous demander la recette des "Mignonettes de veau" qui est décrite au générique de fin du film ! Préparation : 10mn - Cuisson : 8mn environ Ingrédients pour 2 personnes : 400g de veau 250g de carottes 4 petites courgettes rondes (ou 2 allongées) 6 tomates grappe 2 blancs de poireaux 1 cuillère de vinaigre balsamique 1 cuillère à soupe d'huile d'olive 1 pincée de graines de sésame Armagnac Persil plat, poivre et gros sel Découper les légumes en julienne. Les réduire à feu doux dans une sauteuse avec un filet d'huile d'olive pendant 5 minutes. Y ajouter une pincée de gros sel, du persil et poivrer. Remuer le tout avec une spatule en bois en racontant votre vie. Couper le veau en tranches d'environ 2 cm. Oter les légumes du feu et placer les mignonettes de veau dans une poêle déjà chaude. Arroser largement la viande d'Armagnac puis faire flamber. Laisser la flamme environ 1 minute. Reposer sur le feu et y ajouter une pincée de graines de sésame ainsi que le vinaigre balsamique (ou la sauce soja selon disponibilité). Servir chaud nappé des légumes croquants. Suggestion d'accompagnement : Calon-Ségur 96 This is translated on the English print. See more »

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Forget Meg Ryan, forget Julia Roberts
8 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Forget Meg Ryan, forget Julia Roberts...This is romantic comedy at its best! Juliette Binoche and Jean Reno are outstanding. The plot is more than original and, better, convincing. I fell in love with the story but even more with the characters and their lives. Nothing in them seems "plastic". Although one knows that the end will be a happy one, the plot is so convincing that the end does not come as if was predicted. Each scene is so natural and revealing that it keeps you asking for more. I seriously do not understand the poor reviews it has gotten here. Could it be a little bit of jealousy because it is a foreign film from a country with no tradition in this genre but that nonetheless achieves what most American romantic comedies don't? I cannot explain it otherwise.


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