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Unable to give her boyfriend Ben (Reid Scott) a firm yes when he asks her to marry him, Sam (Miranda Kent) sets off on a series of dating adventures to find empirical proof that Ben is "the one".

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Miranda Kent ...
Samantha
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Ben
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Leslie
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Maurizio
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Trudy
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Prof. Straub
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Dolores
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Terry
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Dr. Rudy Mann
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Tantric Sam (as Samuel Ball)
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Frank
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Scott Foote
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Dr. Chen Wa Chow
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Alora
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Vivienne
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Unable to give her boyfriend Ben (Reid Scott) a firm yes when he asks her to marry him, Sam (Miranda Kent) sets off on a series of dating adventures to find empirical proof that Ben is "the one".

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A smart and original, quirky comedy about a female scientist who wants proof that her boyfriend is "the one."

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

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Fun AND Colorful
2 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I almost never, actually just plain never, choose to watch romantic comedies. But I was invited to a special viewing and damn! This was a well-written witty film with good science humor and the doctor from Star Trek Enterprise, so that was a good start for me.

The production quality is amazing, with excellent colors making it very pleasing to the eye. To accompany the visual appeal I enjoyed the light-hearted feel displayed through upbeat but not loud music, never too slow pace, and skillfully not over-woven subplots.

Another element probably not noticed by most viewers is the accurate portrayal of post-doc lab environments and the frustrations of our PhD scientist people. Thus the plot becomes very plausible.

So while I never choose to watch romantic comedies, I have in fact seen many, and this one kicks the crap out of all of those!


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