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Then She Found Me (2007)

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39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is ... See full summary »

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39-year-old April Epner's childish husband and school teacher colleague Benjamin/Ben leaves her, but with her biological clock ticking ever more loudly. Her dying bossy adoptive mother is very vocal about her disappointment, while her natural son Freddy, a doctor, is most understanding. Shy but fascinating British author Frank meets April, his doted son Jimmy Ray's teacher, which soon leads to a full-flung affair. At the same time April's birth mother Bernice Graves locates her and begins attempting to establish a relationship. On top of all these balls in the air, April discovers she's finally expecting Ben's baby. Written by KGF Vissers

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Life can change in a heartbeat. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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9 May 2008 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$72,594 (USA) (25 April 2008)

Gross:

$3,735,303 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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ThinkFilm and Canadian distributor TVA Films bought the U.S. and Canadian rights, respectively, for the film at the 2007 Toronto Internation Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

The passenger side shoulder belt in April's car is present for Bernice's scene and missing for Frank's. See more »

Quotes

Frank: The walk didn't work. You're mother's here.
April Epner: No she's not, I told her to wait in the car.
[Frank drags her around the corner]
Bernice Graves: I'm just here if either of you need me.
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References Bullitt (1968) See more »

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Naked As We Came
Written by Sam Beam
Performed by Iron & Wine (as Iron and Wine)
Courtesy of Sub Pop Records
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Helen Hunt shouldn't cast herself
22 August 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Helen Hunt I always considered a very mediocre actress and general a miss cast in every production. I guess that makes me bias. When a bad actor is also a poor director and then casts her self as the lead character..now that is just aiming for disaster. And in all fairness it doesn't have to be, Ben Affleck: horrible actor-great director.

The story, resembling a season of Days of our Lives in a nutshell doesn't become deeper than a wading pool and Hunt making painful faces makes just for a lot of smurking. On top of that character April Epner is so annoying that you don't understand why people are making any effort for her. Colin Firth looks way too young and too sparkly for his part. And although she keeps saying that she is 39, Hunt obviously is far too old for her part and looks it. Firth and Midler are playing her off the screen and wasting their talents here. Dreadful waste of time.


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