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An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.

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Keith Michaels
Whit Baldwin ...
Doug
Vanessa Wasche ...
Rona
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Trina
Shannon Marie Sullivan ...
Sue
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Greg Nathan
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Jenny Glick
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Ellen
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TSA Officer Kevin (as Kevin Kennedy)
Ali Merhi ...
TSA Agent Ali
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Karen Gabney
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Judy
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Chloe
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Jim Harper
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Keith Michaels, an academy award winner for his screenplay for the movie "Paradise Misplaced", now faces the challenge of being rejected in Hollywood. To get a breakthrough he is forced to take the job he most hates, teaching. The assignment is at a college is far from his comforts and could possibly take him to a new life. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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At the faculty reception, Keith mocks the writings of Jane Austen and literature focused on female empowerment in front of Allison Janney. Hugh Grant appeared in Sense and Sensibility (1995) in 1995, which was based on the Jane Austen novel. See more »

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During the first actual class, Flo Bai (Maggie Geha) is shown seated at the rear of the classroom wearing gold sandals. After the class she is shown leaving the classroom wearing fringed, black ankle boots. See more »

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Andrea Stein-Rosen: I don't think I go that deep. That's what everybody keeps telling me, anyways
Keith Michaels: Well, let's prove everybody wrong.
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits several additional scenes are shown, including Sara crying while watching the end of "Dirty Dancing" on her computer in a library cubicle and Holly dancing with her daughters in the dance studio. See more »

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Features Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Paradise Misplaced: Intro
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This movie is totally underrated!
26 February 2015 | by (Istanbul, Turkey) – See all my reviews

OK, I had to write a review for this movie.. actually, it's my first review here.

Nowadays, there aren't many movies making one smile or giving some good lesson..and I think this movie is very very warm-hearted and shows exactly the reality! There isn't one scene where I can say: "Wow, that was much exaggerated!", 'cause it isn't.. Besides being a family-friendly movie, it speaks to every generation, good for the young and the old. Hugh Grant is really someone who can make you laugh with his cold and cool attitude and his bizarre sarcasm. I'm very grateful he did this movie. All other actors are also rightly chosen and a plus for Marisa Tomei for looking awesome!


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