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Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.

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One Day Can Change Everything See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for drug use and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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31 January 2014 (USA)  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)

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$3,458 (USA) (7 February 2014)

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$49,953 (USA) (7 February 2014)
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Daphne is played by Andy Garcia daughter, Daniella Garcia-Lorido See more »

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Dr. Roland Emerson claims he cannot be Audrey's advisor because he will be on sabbatical for four years. No university would grant anyone a four-year sabbatical. He might take a leave of absence for that length of time (as an academic might do to serve in government), but someone would have to be hired to teach his classes and perform other academic duties during that time period. See more »

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[first lines]
Conrad Hartman: Dad, I caved on the shirt, I'm not wearing the tie.
George Hartman: A young man in a tie makes a statement.
Conrad Hartman: What, that my father dresses me in the morning?
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Features The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) See more »

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Piano Sonata, Opus 57 No. 23 (Appasionata)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Published by RFCM Symphony Orchestra
Courtesy of NEO Sounds, LLC
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Unusual and sweet romantic comedy, well acted
17 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an unusually smart romantic comedy. Two parents bring their kids to Middleton College to check the place out. One kid is laser-focused on studying at this college under a linguistics professor that she idolizes because of his book. The other kid is drifting through life so far on his big toothy smile and good looks. His dad is a successful heart surgeon. Her mom, well she's in retail. Their initial meeting starts with a parking lot argument as both arrive at Middleton College. The two adults react very badly with each other. He's a dork. She's a harpy. They are so repelled by the "otherness" of each other that you know very early on that they will fall in love by the end of the movie.

This movie is not so much about these two characters falling in love. It's all about the few hours it takes for them to go from strangers to close friends and the number of comedic adventures they manage to pack into a day back at college for both of them. Heavy on the comedy, light on the romance. If you think of all the opportunities a college might offer as a backdrop for this story arc, well they're all in there. It's a sweet, comfortable movie—sort of like macaroni and cheese—with some very smart, funny dialog written for the characters.

A pleasant way to spend the afternoon, which is what I did thanks to the San Jose Camera Cinema Club.


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