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Fourplay (2001)

Londinium (original title)
Set in London, the film follows the intertwining relationships of two couples, who spend much of their time together, both when working and in private.

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Mike Binder

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Mike Binder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Binder ... Ben Greene
Colin Firth ... Allen Portland
Mariel Hemingway ... Carly Matthews Portland
Irène Jacob ... Fiona Delgrazia
Stephen Fry ... Nigel Steele (Therapist)
Jack Dee ... Glen
Stephen Marcus ... Davey
Christopher Lawford ... Davis
Michael Meader Michael Meader ... Sitcom Husband
David Reid David Reid ... Assistant Director
Fabien Riggall Fabien Riggall ... Sitcom Son
Gordon Sterne Gordon Sterne ... Color of My Life Actor
Kerry Appleyard Kerry Appleyard ... Ben's Assistant
Tony Allen Tony Allen ... Rabbi
Michael Deaton Michael Deaton ... Minister
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Storyline

Allen, the British producer of a successful TV show, is married to beautiful Carly, the star of his show. Ben is a young American, hired to write the script for their show, falls in love and marries sexy French girl Fiona, a make up artist for the show. They all live in London and spend much of their time - both at work and in private - together and it isn't long before they each have an affair with the partner of the other.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

2 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fourplay See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Irène Jacob and Colin Firth have previously appeared together in My Life So Far (1999) where Jacob also played a French woman. In both films Firth's character cheats on his wife with Jacob's character. See more »

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References Seinfeld (1989) See more »

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Sub-standard Notting Hill/Bridget Jones fare
23 June 2004 | by graham-turnockSee all my reviews

Other than saccharine shots of West London, if that appeals to you, and a lesson in "how not to do it" this film has relatively little to offer. The problem is in the writing. Many scenes are badly written, painfully unfunny - such as the sessions with the Stephen Fry's "labour relations" counselor -, or simply misjudged - the late night pub brawl which seems to be trying to reprise the excellent fight at the end of Bridget Jones' Diary, but looks more like a sick sub-Ritchiesque gangland denouement. To their credit, the actors do a good job with the material they are given. The plot is promising, and somewhere there was a good film in here but one feels that combining the roles of writer, director and lead actor lead to a fatal loss of internal critical tension.


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