A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, strange contractor, and the worst vacation of her life. Written by
Giles Benwick, whom Bridget meets at the law council dinner, shares his last name with a character from Jane Austen's "Persuasion". See more »
Back at her workplace following the skydiving fiasco, as Bridget walks to her boss's office her sweater is buttoned the wrong way in one shot, the right way in the next, and back to the wrong way when she actually enters the office. See more »
As a matter of fact, I have a question to ask you.
Okay. As long as it's not, "Will you marry me?"
[chuckles. Mark looks devastated]
Oh, God... It *is* "Will you marry me?"
Well, I'm not going to say it now.
No, no, no! Just wait!
[runs back to the door]
The moment's gone, Bridget.
We've just come out into the corridor and you say, "I've got a question to ask you" and then I don't say *anything*!
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not particularly faithful to the book (but what film ever is) BJD2 is still a great film, with stuff to make you laugh, and stuff to make you cry all rolled into one. The added bonus of the second BJD is of course, the increased screen time of Colin Firth. The close ups of Mark Darcy's face are enough to sell the film on their own. He looks happy/sad/confused/amused/pained all at once, result; a hilarious mix of ridiculousness and good looks all for the price of one.
certain bits have been missed out, which is a shame, as they would have been really funny, and other things have been changed, such as the character of Rebecca. It does lessen the overall affect of the story, but still, as a stand alone film, i'd rate it 10/10.
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