John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And... See full summary »
It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in... See full summary »
Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »
While in the hotel at St Petersburg, when Josh is lying on the bed and having some snacks he puts the bag of crisps on the nearby table and try to remove the crumbs from the sheets. Then in the next shot, from the reflexion of the mirror, he is leaving his bed with the bag of crisps in his hand. See more »
She's the One
Written by Karl Wallinger
Performed by Robbie Williams
Used by permission of Universal-Polygram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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A Foreign Affair is a well-written, well-acted, well-filmed, well-just about everything you'd want in a movie. This is the clever story of two bumpkins traveling to St. Petersburg to find a Slavic beauty to be their wife (i.e., cook and housekeeper). David Arquette wonderfully plays a selfish oaf whose quest for a wife degenerates into a quest for romance blurred with lust. Tim Blake Nelson is business-like and rational in his search--romance, love and lust are far from his mind. Emily Mortimer is radiant as a reporter disgusted by these so-called romance tours. The film is both story and character driven. Each of the main characters discovers his or her true self. Without revealing the surprising ending(s), the movie is a deep and profound allegory of love. Here's my advice: go and see the movie and take all of your friends.
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