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Love and Other Disasters (2006)

An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.

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Emily Jackson lives a fast-paced life. Always on the go, able to talk around the clock, with a sensitive soul she loves playing matchmaker for her friends. It's Emily's gay roommate and frequent companion Peter, who becomes again the subject matchmaking skills when handsome new photographer assistant Paolo arrives at the Vogue offices, where Emily works. She makes it her mission to bring the two men together. Unfortunately for her, she is so busy arranging a love connection between Peter and Paolo that she remains completely blind to the one suitor who longs to provide her with the loving companionship that she so cheerfully arranges for others. And so it does make sense that Peter, a screenwriter in the making, starts telling the story from his own point of view. Written by kerrsmith2306

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language, including sexual references | See all certifications »

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25 April 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Amor e Outros Desastres  »

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RUR 9,337,039 (Russia) (9 September 2007)
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Both Matthew Rhys and Elliot Cowan have played the role of Mr. Darcy in different TV mini series - Cowan in Lost in Austen (2008) and Rhys in Death comes to Pemberley (2013). See more »

Quotes

Emily 'Jacks' Jackson: ...We can't have you all alone in London on a Friday night.
Paolo Sarmiento: You make me sound like an exchange student.
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References All About Eve (1950) See more »

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L.O.V.E.
( Bert Kaempfert / Milton Gabler )
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole (as Nat King Cole)
© 1964 Screen Gems / EMI Music Inc. / Edition Doma Bert Kaempfert
Originally © 1964 Capitol Records, Inc.
Digitally Remastered © 2004 Capitol Records, Inc.
Courtesy of EMI Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music France and EMI Music France
All Rights Reserved for the Entire Universe
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Loved it!
18 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Toronto International Film Festival over the weekend. I picked the movie and my fiancé gave me some grief over it while we waited to go in, but he ended up loving it!! Brittany Murphy is very entertaining, and the entire cast is enthralling. This is a very cute and funny movie. It pokes fun at itself and the one-liners just keep coming. The cameo appearances by Orlando Bloom and Gwyneth Paltro are brief, so don't go just for the glimpse of a favorite actor/actress, but they do add the the appeal of the film. The entire theater was laughing throughout the movie. I rank this movie up with Love, Actually and Four Weddings and a Funeral.


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