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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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Storyline

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)  »

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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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Trivia

Danièle Thompson originally wrote this script in the early 1990s for Hollywood production and with the leading male character as an American. With her son, Christopher Thompson, she reworked the script into this version. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Felix: [about some un-fresh ham] Il est mort pour rien ce cochon ! (This pig is dead for nothing)
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In multiple places, instead of having, for instance a chief ('chef') machinist, assistant machinist, and so on, the first person after the 'chef', in keeping with the cooking theme, is the 'sous-chef'. See more »

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Vas Adelante
Written by Eric Serra
Performed by Clementine Celarie
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Delightful, light romantic comedy
21 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This delicious, light, romantic comedy is full of surprises and subtleties.

Witfully written and superbly acted, it shows why Juliette Binoche is such a great asset to modern cinema. Outstanding chemistry with Reno makes this theatrical play made into a movie a rewarding experience to be treasured. Juliette Binoche shows her talent in a totally different role to most of the ones she has played before, she is a common girl with many problems and yet her nobility and class shine through. If you like Binoche you will love Jet lag. Don't miss it.


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