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A Foreign Affair (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 January 2003 (USA)
Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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Jake Adams
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Josh Adams
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Ma Adams
Redmond Gleeson ...
Funeral Director
Rocío Linares ...
Cleaning Lady
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Library Lady
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Tour Host Ken
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Lena
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Angela Beck
Nonna Velikaya ...
Anna
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Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

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They're not looking for love, they're looking for a wife

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »
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2 Brothers & a Bride  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$4,580 (USA) (14 May 2004)

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$25,589 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »

Goofs

When Josh goes back to the hotel room to steal Jake's money from under the bed, Josh is wearing a shirt. Later on, Jake returns to the room and rewinds the video camera to view recorded video of Josh stealing his money from under the bed. In the video footage, Josh is wearing a huge winter coat instead of just the shirt he was wearing when he actually stole the money a little while earlier. See more »

Soundtracks

Shake It!
Written by Gen Rubin & Cheryl Yie
Performed by April
Used by permission of Groobin' Music/Hear Yie Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Agenda Records
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Glad I didn't reach for the remote...
19 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was just settling in to see what I had on TIVO when I picked up some of the wry humor in this film. I looked at the details and since it was less than 1/2 hour in progress, went to the beginning and enjoyed it.

I like the ending (which I will not spoil) and it was certainly not expected, despite the wild character arc that the younger brother's character went through.

I kept thinking about "O Brother Where Art Thou" because of Nelson's familiar hangdog look... but his characterization here was a bit uneven, wavering between the bumpkin to a shrewd and sagacious character.

It was also fun seeing an inside look at the often infamous mail order bride industry. I had seen a documentary that completely trashed that industry... based on some guys' bad experiences. Nice to see a different play on the theme.


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