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A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride's family and friends.

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Rachel and Heck, long time friends and lovers, finally tie the knot, and during the celebration, Rachel starts a friendship with their florist, Luce. And while Rachel originally intended to match her new friend, Luce, up with her husband's friend, Cooper, she soon finds out that Luce is a lesbian. During the course of their friendship, Rachel starts to question her own sexuality. And though she comes to realize she may have feelings for her new friend, Rachel must decide who she will ultimately find the most happiness with: Heck, her new husband who is also adored by her family, or Luce, who has turned her life and everything she thought she knew about love upside down. Written by Anon

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There Goes The Bride. See more »

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Rated R for some language and sexual material | See all certifications »

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$7,900,000 (estimated)

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$51,907 (USA) (29 January 2006)

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$671,240 (USA) (19 March 2006)
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In the video store, Celia Imrie notices a stand-up cut-out of her Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) co star Ewan McGregor (promotional still from Long Way Round (2004)) and remarks on his attractiveness. McGregor's wife, Eve Mavrakis, was the production designer for "Imagine Me & You." See more »

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At the wedding reception, when Rachel gets up to help Heck give a speech, Rachel had her right arm wrapped around Hecks left arm. The camera takes a shot from behind and their arms are separated. The camera then quickly goes to a frontal view and their arms are interlocked again. See more »

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Luce: Don't forget me.
Rachel: I won't remember anything else.
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References In the Cut (2003) See more »

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The Look of Love
Written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David
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a true romantic comedy
2 February 2006 | by (New England) – See all my reviews

This movie is striking...I couldn't disagree more with the opinions that it lacks heart and conviction and is built up on too many clichés. Obviously with the genre it is difficult to avoid these things, but Ol Parker did a wonderful job breathing life into this love story. I walked in with very few expectations and left wanting to own a copy to watch again and again.

The characters, if somewhat two dimensional, are relate-able and passionate. Rachel is flawless, perhaps the best I have seen of Perabo (especially compared to her performance in her other lesbian film, 'Lost and Delirious'). The movie is worth seeing for her alone--she conveys with the simple wring of a hand or glance a thousand words. She brings to the part the giddy excitement of anyone who's ever been in love before, but at the same time deals with the obstacles of marriage and her newfound homosexuality in very real ways.

Matthew Goode also has a very praise worthy performance. In fact, most of the actors here really are excellent in their parts and their timing is brilliant. I laughed out loud multiple times and it was nice to see 'funny girls' on their own terms in the current Hollywood of 'Wedding Crashers' and 'Anchormen' where comedy is becoming routine and lackluster. Gotta love the British humor!

On a final note, this is an exceptional film in my eyes for the way it handles the lesbian theme. Parker is tasteful and human about it, making it about love more than anything else. This is the kind of atmosphere that makes you believe in love, whether you're gay or straight, and have faith that there is one person out there if only you'll keep your eyes open.


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