A small-town girl new to Manhattan gets the make-over treatment from her gay cousin, leading to a whirlwind of romantic adventures.

Director:

Reviews

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith, including Saturday's live event.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Dana Blodgett / Harrison
...
Kyle Halley
...
Mitch Tanzer
...
Amanda
...
Xavier
...
Bruce
...
Monica
...
Hilly
...
Lauren Rawley-Simms
Kathleen Laskey ...
Pheobe Blodgett
...
Howard Blodgett
Irene Lopez Kuchilani ...
Lupe
...
Young Celeste (scenes deleted)
...
Young Dana (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

Small town girl Celeste Blodgett moves from Bangor, Maine to Manhattan when she gets a job with the New York Examiner, but hears there it's only fact checking, with little prospects for real journalism. Her welcoming young flat neighbor Kyle Halley in an interior designer, who helps her to give her apartment a make-over. At a party she learns her cousin is gay and goes by the new name Dana Harrison; he promises to teach her the city way with a fashionable image transformation, which succeeds with the help of various gay friends. Now she's ready for social life, hoping to impress her boss, reputedly womanizing magazine section editor Mitch Tanzer. He accepts to read her work, but says he can't use it because it's unethical given their personal relationship- then she finds reality is different... Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It takes a lot of people...to be yourself

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 February 2006 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Celeste a városban  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Celeste's last name is Blodgett, in reference to 'Star Is Born, A (1937)' and 'Star Is Born, A (1954)', in which the main character is also named Blodgett and goes through a similar makeover and career transformation. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie, Celeste is sitting in her boss's office wearing a blue and gray shirt. In the next shot, as she is leaving the office, she is wearing a burgundy suit jacket. In the next shot, where Celeste is running out of the building, she is wearing the blue top again. See more »

Quotes

Celeste: I can't believe that I was stupid enough to actually like you seriously. I can't believe I almost lost myself to impress you. But you know what? What I really can't believe? Is that I let the one good and decent the, the most kind and
[She gasps]
Celeste: adorable human being in my life walk away. And because of what? You!
See more »

Soundtracks

54th and Lennox
Written by Jeanne Newhall
Performed by Squashead aka Jeanne Newhall
Courtesy of Marzipan Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
cheap formulaic
16 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Simple small town girl Celeste Blodgett (Majandra Delfino) moves from Banger, Maine to New York City. She's a recent college graduate with a job at the New York Examiner. Her only local contact is gay cousin Harrison Blodgett (Nicholas Brendon) who uses new name Dana. She believes her interior designer neighbor Kyle Halley (Ethan Embry) is gay due to her hometown friend's opinions about all interior designers being gay. Her entry level fact checker job sucks. Her hero is reporter Lauren Rawley-Simms who has an on-and-off relationship with magazine editor Mitch Tanzer. Dana and his glam squad give her a makeover while Kyle gives her apartment a different makeover.

This is cheap. It's doing the Toronto for New York thing. It's fake 90's New York. The story is formulaic. The title suggests a take on Sex in the City. Majandra does the ugly duckling thing with glasses and transitions into the swan easily. There are no surprises. The humor isn't that funny. Debbie Gibson does have a small role as one of Dana's friends.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?