I Do (2006)
"Prête-moi ta main" (original title)

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At 43, Luis is a confirmed bachelor, happy with one night stands, a success as a creator of perfumes. He has one problem: his mother and five sisters, who form an intimidating family ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Costa
Geneviève Costa
Wladimir Yordanoff ...
Francis Bertoff
Grégoire Oestermann ...
Véronique Barrault ...
Marie-Armelle Deguy ...
Katia Lewkowicz ...
Luce Mouchel ...
Christiane Millet ...
Françoise Messier-Lalande
Kirsten Hansen
Francine Lebrun
Alix de Konopka ...
Sandrine Philippi ex-Bourrague
Eric Debrosse ...
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At 43, Luis is a confirmed bachelor, happy with one night stands, a success as a creator of perfumes. He has one problem: his mother and five sisters, who form an intimidating family council, want him married. Luis contrives to hire a woman to pose as a fiancée who will jilt him at the altar, leaving him disconsolate, with an excuse not to marry. He hires Emma, the sister of a colleague. She restores antique furniture and wants to adopt a child from Brazil. Things go too well: when Emma doesn't show up at the wedding, Luis's mother requires hospitalization; only Emma can bring her out of her swoon. It's time for a new plan that involves more tangled webs. And the child? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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How to Get Married and Stay Single.


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

1 November 2006 (France)  »

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€8,900,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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In the scene where Emmanuelle is in the kitchen with Luis' sisters cutting the coriander, one of them corrects the way she is wearing her dress. They adjust it so it becomes off the shoulder on one side. The scene cuts to Luis and as soon as it cuts back her dress is back to being on both shoulders. See more »


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A Pleasant Surprise in Waiting
8 February 2008 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Didn't know anything about the movie before watching and I think it was the "no expectation" factor that helped me endure at first and later like it more than I anticipated.

The setting was interesting, strange but interesting. The storyline had gaps/jumps that I think throws the audience off a bit. There's no great soundtrack playing in the background, creating the "romantic" ambiance. BUT they all didn't matter.

The chemistry between Emma and Luis was simply exquisite. There was some inexplicable strange chemistry that I couldn't resist; I fell in love with it and here I am, writing this review. The subtle love portrayal by the two actors was superb, and I believe, that is the core of this movie.

This movie is not an everyday romantic comedy; in fact, not all of us will appreciate it. I had to sit a while and then slowly began to comprehend the little things I didn't catch at first. I cannot guarantee everyone will like it, but I hope YOU do.

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