A May-December comedy becomes a political drama. Lawrence, a spindly, self-effacing civil servant, is a senior researcher for the Chancellor of the Exchequer, preparing for a G-8 summit that will determine the scope of the world's effort to reduce extreme poverty. In a crowded café, he chats awkwardly with Gina, a young Scot with time on her hands. They share a couple of meals, and he invites her to accompany him to the summit in Reykjavík. Once there, as romance blooms, Gina's past, Lawrence's work and proclivity to compromise, and the presence of ministers and presidents spur her to act. Written by
Love can't change what's wrong in the world. But it's a start.
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When Lawrence arranges with Gina to meet for lunch, he picks a date that he is free, suggests a restaurant, and they agree. But they do not choose a time to meet. See more
It's not what you think... I know she, as it were, walked behind me in her bra... but there's actually nothing happening between us.
Why would it worry you if I thought there was?
I don't know. I suppose I fear you'd think less of her if she were with me.
During the credits, the sound of a finger snapping every 3 seconds is heard. Each snap represents a death in the world due to extreme poverty. See more
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