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The Very Thought of You ()

Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence (original title)
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3 childhood friends all separately fall for cute American Martha and within 3 days of her arrival at a London airport, their friendship is at risk.

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Martha
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Frank
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Daniel
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Laurence
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Pedersen
Debora Weston ...
First Class Passenger
Jan Pearson ...
Daniel's Senior Partner
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Male Information Official
Rebecca Craig ...
Gillian - Female Information Official
Paul Bigley ...
Black's Hotel Room Service
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Travel Agent
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Icelandair Official
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US Ground Stewardess
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Taxi Driver
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Bus Driver (as Robert Brydon)
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Audition Actor #1
Sam Rumbelow ...
Audition Actor #2
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Audition Actor #3
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Young Woman in Street (uncredited)
Paul Sangam ...
Customer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Nick Hamm

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Peter Morgan ... (writer)

Produced by

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Grainne Marmion ... producer
Lesley Stewart ... associate producer

Music by

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Edward Shearmur ... (as Ed Shearmur)

Cinematography by

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David Johnson

Film Editing by

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Michael Bradsell

Editorial Department

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Daryl Jordan ... first assistant editor
John Stanborough ... grader
Neil Stevens ... second assistant editor

Casting By

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Mary Selway

Production Design by

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Max Gottlieb

Art Direction by

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Mark Raggett

Costume Design by

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Anna B. Sheppard ... (as Anna Sheppard)

Makeup Department

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Christine Blundell ... makeup designer (as Chris Blundell)
Kirstin Chalmers ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Jeanette Haley ... post-production supervisor
Julie Hartley ... production manager: USA

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Betsy Bangs ... first assistant director: USA
Oscar Beuselinck ... second assistant director
Victoria Connell ... second second assistant director
Jonathan Hamm ... third assistant director
Kieron Phipps ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Peter Agbaba ... stagehand
Rebecca Alleway ... production buyer
Matthew Amos ... painter
David Fitzjohn ... scenic painter
Paul Fogarty ... carpenter
Tom Haines ... trainee props
Anthony Hill ... painter
Mike Houseman ... construction manager
Taylor Leonard Huggins ... art department assistant (as Taylor Huggins)
Graham Jones ... carpenter
Gus Lupton ... stand-by propman
Leon McCarthy ... stand-by carpenter
John Mills ... property master
Micky Mills ... dressing props (as Michael Mills)
Andy Ormesher ... stand-by rigger (as Andrew Ormesher)
Martin Payne ... painter
Anthea Richards ... assistant art director
Guy Rutter ... stand-by painter
James Schaidler ... swing
Cindy Bradley Skrien ... set dresser: USA (as Cindy Skrien)
Stuart Skrien ... set dresser: USA
Rolf Snellgrove ... carpenter
Amanda Waddington ... apprentice painter
John Walpole ... apprentice carpenter
Jonathan Wells ... carpenter
Terry Wood ... dressing props

Sound Department

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Orin Beaton ... sound maintenance
Gerard Bonette ... boom operator: U.S.
Tim Cavagin ... dubbing mixer
Tim Fraser ... sound recordist
Craig Irving ... dubbing mixer
Jenny Lee Wright ... foley artist (as Jenny Lee-Wright)
Jacques Leroide ... foley editor
Cyril Metzger ... additional sound editor
Colin Miller ... supervising sound editor
John Nuth ... assistant sound editor
Julian Pinn ... sound consultant: Dolby / stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Matthew Quast ... sound mixer: USA
Lionel Selwyn ... foley artist
Arya Shirazi ... assistant sound editor
Brian Sweetman ... foley artist
David Trent ... assistant dialogue editor
William Trent ... dialogue editor
Paul Withers ... sound trainee: FT2

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Craig Chandler ... digital effects producer: General Screen Enterprises
Ray Short ... title and opticals coordinator: General Screen Enterprises
Debra Coleman ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Richard Bradshaw ... stunts
Marc Cass ... stunt double: Tom Hollander
Terry Forrestal ... stunt coordinator
Dean Forster ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sarah Bartles-Smith ... clapper loader
Richard Carroll ... camera trainee
Peter Chester ... best boy
Peter Clemence ... key grip: USA
Graham Cussell ... electrician
Tim Dodd ... camera operator: second unit
Moe Flaherty ... focus puller: USA
Sam Garwood ... focus puller
Michael Hoffer ... best boy grip: USA (as Mike Hoffer)
Clive Johnson ... electrician
Fiachra Judge ... Steadicam operator
Michelle LeDoux ... electrician: USA
Sam Osborne ... first assistant camera: dailies
Nick Schlesinger ... camera operator
Christopher Slater ... best boy: USA (as Chris Slater)
Harland Snodgrass ... video assist operator: USA
Laurie Sparham ... still photographer
Steve Speers ... second assistant camera: Minnesota
Robin Stone ... grip
Tony Tucker ... gaffer: USA
Aaron Walters ... electrician
Gavin Walters ... gaffer
Niel Williams ... grip: USA (as Neil Williams)

Casting Department

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Jenny Duffy ... casting assistant (as Jennifer Duffy)
Victoria Thomas ... casting: Los Angeles
Sonya 'Sonny' Tormoen ... extras casting: Minnesota

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Morgan Elliott ... wardrobe supervisor
Livia Pascucci ... wardrobe assistant
Susan J. Tveit ... costume assistant: USA

Location Management

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Robert How ... location manager
Bob Medcraft ... location manager: USA
Kevin Ramsay ... location assistant

Music Department

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Emma Kamen ... music supervisor
Stephen McLaughlin ... music mixer
Alan Pell ... music consultant: Mercury Records

Script and Continuity Department

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Arabella Cecil ... continuity trainee
Susanna Lenton ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Jim Atkins ... driver
Luke Chisholm ... driver
Jeff Edwards ... driver: artist trailers
Peter Knight ... driver
James Schaidler ... driver: USA
Roy Smith ... driver
Chris Weightman ... driver

Other crew

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Paul Asplund ... craft service: USA
Cheryl Broussard ... production assistant: USA
Emma Chapman ... unit publicist
Amanda Clarkson ... caterer
Ken Clarkson ... caterer
Paul Coyne ... floor runner
Laura Dennis ... stand-in
Shani Duncan ... trainee: FT2
Dean Forster ... stand-in
Ami Francis ... production assistant: USA
Sean Hartley Francis ... production assistant: USA (as Sean Francis)
Tanya Freedman ... production assistant
Alison Jackson ... development executive
Sarah Kaye ... assistant accountant
Conrad Kenyon ... floor runner
Linda Kuusisto ... script supervisor: USA
Chris Kwouk ... production runner
Kate Ledger ... production coordinator
Janice Mordue ... title designer
Dan Perri ... title designer: main titles
Freya Pinsent ... production accountant
Gillie Potter ... title designer
Amanda Street ... international sales: FilmFour
Paul Swann ... laboratory contact
Tara Saoirse Vignoles ... floor runner
Joan Washington ... dialogue coach
Rebecca Woodward ... stand-in
Ian Woolley ... stand-in

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The lives of three life-long friends are thrown into chaos by the arrival of Martha, a beautiful young American woman who arrives in London looking to find herself. Joseph Fiennes and Monica Potter star in this hilarious and touching romantic comedy.

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Taglines Two's Company. Three's a Crowd. Four's a Disaster. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Martha Meets Boys (Japan, English title)
  • The Very Thought of You (United States)
  • Martha, Frank, Daniel et Lawrence (France)
  • Martha trifft Frank, Daniel und Laurence (Germany)
  • Alle lieben Martha - Ein Verehrer kommt selten allein (Germany)
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Runtime
  • 88 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United Kingdom GBP335,463, 10 May 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox were in the running to play the lead role of Martha, which went to Monica Potter in her first leading role. See more »
Goofs The plane on which Martha and Daniel travel changes from an Lockheed L1011 after take-off to a DC-10 on landing. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004). See more »
Soundtracks Back in the shadow See more »
Quotes Pedersen: You didn't come to see me to make a decision. You came to me because you didn't like the decision you'd already made.
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