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Leap Year (2010)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 January 2010 (USA)
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Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.

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A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every time the date February 29 rolls around, faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. With the help of an innkeeper, however, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged. Written by Anonymous

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Anna planned to propose to her boyfriend on February 29th. This is not her boyfriend.

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Rated PG for sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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8 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Año bisiesto  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£728,251 (UK) (26 February 2010)

Gross:

$12,561 (USA) (30 September 2011)
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One of the attractions of making the film for Matthew Goode was the chance to work with Anand Tucker, having enjoyed his work on Hilary and Jackie (1998). See more »

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The fake background of Boston and Ballycarberry is noticeable. The colors do not blend in with the foreground. See more »

Quotes

Declan: [slams Anna's suitcase on the ground] How does that work?
Anna: Can you be careful with that, it was a gift from my boyfriend!
Declan: He bought you a suitcase?
Anna: It's a Vuitton.
Declan: What?
Anna: A Louis Vuitton?
Declan: Come on. Ah, is it yourself Louis? Can I give you a hand getting into the car Louis? She named her suitcase, she's a crackpot.
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WALTZ WITH ANNA
Written by George Doering, Jo Ellen Doering
Performed by The Brombies
Courtesy of Adina Records
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Leap year - for fans of romantic comedy
2 June 2010 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

The latest film directed by Enanda Tucker certainly gives not so much false hope that romance and romantic moments still exist. In this really interesting film, the young actors Amy Adams and Matthew Goode certainly separates us from stress and harsh reality, and even in the hour and a half, give some hope in love. That is, I guess, and the essence of the film - and beautiful illusion, which is all we surrender! Ana is a haughty and self-confident woman (Amy Adams in the interpretation, which we know from the great movie Catch Me If You Can) lives a seemingly perfect life. Doing his job arranger, in connection with the young and successful cardiologist, and after a long connection, expect from your chosen that proposes ... But is it really happy?

When you see that the proposal does not have anything at the moment, decided to adventure: to go from Boston to Dublin (Ireland) and proposes her boyfriend there, leading to the old Irish customs!

However, rather than to surprise her boyfriend force unforeseen circumstances, it comes in a small town in Ireland and here, in a restaurant, is introduced to Declan, its opposite - cold and rough young men in the interpretation of the English actor Matthew Goody. So, the adventure can begin ...

Full of comical scenes, original dialogue and great acting, the film looks really full attention. As for the music theme, give special charm to the story. Particularly interesting is the appearance of actor John Lithgow, whom we know from a TV-series of Third rock from the sun. All events, of course, difficult to actually do happen, but it is not important? Because these films exist, and because they sometimes must leave.

If there is a list of 100 the most romantic movies of all time, Lap year would be entered in the top ten for sure.


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