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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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Ground Hostess
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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Comedy | Romance

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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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Rose was named after Rosa Luxembourg, a Polish socialist activist who was murdered in 1919. See more »

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

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Felix: [about some un-fresh ham] Il est mort pour rien ce cochon ! (This pig is dead for nothing)
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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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References Roman Holiday (1953) See more »

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Written by Eric Serra
Performed by Clementine Celarie
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Easy target, but surprisingly good
4 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

I can see how this movie would be an easy target for criticism. It might appear fluffy and without depth, sort of easy and implausible.

But I think it's better than that. First of course, are the performances. Both actors are terrific and both have long been favorites of mine. A special call-out, though, has to go to Binoche, who just couldn't be any more delightful. An absolutely fantastic actress. She's so wonderful, the only problem in the movie is why doesn't he fall in love with her any faster?

Second is the basic intelligence of the dialog. The conversations are very engaging, occasionally wry, sometimes sweet, with some sharpness along the way.

Finally, there is a meditation in here on film in general, and romantic comedies in particular. The movie is able to move back a bit, consider itself, and resist the temptation to be cynical.


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