Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews, an American living in Paris, works for the airline Mickey flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult patches. The story is told in flashback by their friends at a restaurant waiting for them to arrive.
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A comedy about love... after marriage.
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The film provides a credit for the "lighting of the Eiffel Tower." According to Billy Crystal, Paris officials required the credit in order to allow filming that showed the tower. See more
In the scene depicting Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's farewell-in-Detroit game, there's an NBC Sports banner in the middle of the scorers table. Kareem's final season was 1988-89, NBC did not start broadcasting the NBA until the 1990-91 season. See more
Marriages don't work when one partner is happy and the other is miserable. Marriage is about both people being equally miserable.
At one point Billy Crystal's father-in-law moves in with them and drives him crazy by singing the Toyota slogan, "You asked for it...you got it" but he does it just like the commercial. At the end of the credits the father-in-law is reading the paper at the table while Billy Crystal is having breakfast. The father in law starts the slogan but waits about half a minute before finally finishing the line. See more
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Let's Face The Music And Dance
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