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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
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Library Lady
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Tour Host Ken
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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

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$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

Speaking with the Angel
Written and Performed by Ron Sexsmith (as Ronald Eldon Sexsmith)
Used by permission of Songs of Universal, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Interscope Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Damn Good!
30 July 2004 | by (Panama) – See all my reviews

It's always nice to see a unique story. The aren't many negative reviews of this flick, and they certainly aren't deserved. While the story explores a real part of present day life - internet bride hunting - it manages to bring humanity and subtle but solid humor to the story.

The film neither justifies or explains the social phenomenon, and it doesn't have to. It does portray very realistically the lives of the characters caught in their circumstances. The acting, cinematography and direction are all great. The writing is great: a simple story (with a few fun twists) mated to complex character development. This movie is very entertaining. Certainly the producers, director and writer are all worth watching for.


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