A romantic comedy: Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art.
Is it love... or are they just imagining things?
20 June 2003 (USA)
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Loosely Based on a True Love Story
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Opening Weekend USA: $6,111,074,
22 June 2003
Gross USA: $14,218,698
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $15,368,897
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The bio on the back of Alex's first book reads, "Alex Sheldon has worked for many years in the Boston area. He is currently not married and lives very much alone." See more
In the restaurant, the pepper on Emma's fork goes from a straight piece to one with a curly end and then back to the straight piece again. See more
Does the fact that you called seventeen times last night with no response from me send any kind of signal to you?
Yeah, I mean, I'm not an idiot. I figured you probably wanted to talk to me but that your machine was broken.
References The Princess Bride
My Baby's Foxtrot
Music by Roger-Roger
(as Eric Swann) See more