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Me Myself I (1999)

Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and wonders what would've happened had she said yes to his proposal. A freak accident ... See full summary »

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Pip Karmel

Writer:

Pip Karmel

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel Griffiths ... Pamela Drury
David Roberts ... Robert Dickson
Sandy Winton ... Ben
Yael Stone ... Stacy
Shaun Loseby ... Douglas
Trent Sullivan ... Rupert
Rebecca Frith ... Terri
Felix Williamson ... Geoff
Ann Burbrook Ann Burbrook ... Janine
Maeliosa Stafford Maeliosa Stafford ... Max
Terence Crawford ... Allen
Christine Stephen-Daly Christine Stephen-Daly ... Deirdre
Kirstie Hutton Kirstie Hutton ... Sally
Donal Forde Donal Forde ... Young Christian
Frank Whitten ... Charlie
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Pamela Drury is unhappy, and alone. On her birthday she stumbles across a photo of Robert Dickson, and wonders what would've happened had she said yes to his proposal. A freak accident causes Pamela to live out the life she could've had, but is the grass on the other side always greener? Written by Liam Smith <grug@themail.com>

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I deserve the best and I accept the best.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Sony Classics

Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La chance de ma vie See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,030, 9 April 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$565,193, 4 July 2000
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Pamela Drury: [to her young son who just went to the bathroom] Shouldn't You be able to do this yourself?
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Black Bugs
(1997)
Performed by Regurgitator
Written by Ben Ely (as B. Ely)
© 1997 EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Limited,
Licensed by EMI Music Publishing Australia Pty Limited
(p) 1998 Warner Music Australia Pty Limited,
Courtesy of Warner Music Australia Pty Limited
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Griffiths excels in variation hybrid of "It's a Wonderful Life" meets "Sliding Doors"
27 April 2004 | by george.schmidtSee all my reviews

ME MYSELF I (2000) **1/2 Rachel Griffiths, David Roberts, Sandy Winton, Yael Stone, Shaun Loseby, Trent Sullivan. (Dir: Pip Karmel) Rachel Griffiths has always struck me as a lankier, sexier déjà vu of Juliette Lewis, but with more sublimity than her American compatriot. The Australian actress – who received a Best Supporting Actress nomination in 1998 for 'Hilary and Jackie' – has always been interesting to observe onscreen since I first noticed her in the indie surprise hit 'Muriel's Wedding'. Here she gets to be funny and succeeds more often than the film itself.

Griffiths stars as Pamela, a self-observed Type A writer for a woman's magazine that is always on the go and busy even on her birthday which proves to be a hindrance than a blessed event when she begins to sink into suicidal depression over the latest break up in a string of faceless, nameless lovers with no satisfying reason to continue her breakneck freestyling life. After several hilarious half-hearted attempts to do herself in (including the gradual lowering of a hair drier into her bubble bath) her wish comes true when she is knocked unconscious after walking into oncoming traffic. When she awakens she isn't herself but instead her fantasy self – a married woman with three children wed to her high school crush Robert (Roberts) – and finds the sudden change to be challenging but in the end rewarding.

Along the way she comes across sexy Ben (Winton) from her previous existence again and must decide on being a stay at home writer or a freestyling single with an active sex life.

Throughout Griffiths is winning as the new found mother juggling her tykes, writing and her husband – all experiencing a new and improving person as well. But the film's familiarity – from 'It's A Wonderful Life' to the Gwyneth Paltrow flick 'Sliding Doors' – ends up derailing the storyline altogether even if it is presented with a lot of energy.


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