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A Foreign Affair (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 21 January 2003 (USA)
Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

Director:

Helmut Schleppi

Writer:

Geert Heetebrij

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tim Blake Nelson ... Jake Adams
David Arquette ... Josh Adams
Lois Smith ... Ma Adams
Redmond Gleeson Redmond Gleeson ... Funeral Director
Rocío Linares Rocío Linares ... Cleaning Lady
Allyce Beasley ... Library Lady
Larry Pine ... Tour Host Ken
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Megan Follows ... Lena
Emily Mortimer ... Angela Beck
Nonna Velikaya Nonna Velikaya ... Anna
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Storyline

Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They're not looking for love, they're looking for a wife

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

21 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2 Brothers & a Bride See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,820, 9 May 2004

Gross USA:

$28,909

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,909
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »

Goofs

When Josh goes back to the hotel room to steal Jake's money from under the bed, Josh is wearing a shirt. Later on, Jake returns to the room and rewinds the video camera to view recorded video of Josh stealing his money from under the bed. In the video footage, Josh is wearing a huge winter coat instead of just the shirt he was wearing when he actually stole the money a little while earlier. See more »


Soundtracks

She's the One
Written by Karl Wallinger
Performed by Robbie Williams
Used by permission of Universal-Polygram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Polygram Music Publishing Ltd. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Excellent
24 January 2003 | by ErikaluvsNYSee all my reviews

I was able to see this movie at the Sundance Film Festival. It was absolutely hilarious, and had some touching parts too. David Arquette and Tim Blake Nelson play brothers who venture off to St. Petersburg on a romance cruise to meet a Russian wife to take care of them. David Arquette was perfect for his role and the chemistry between Nelson and Emily Mortimer was excellent. I also enjoyed the musical score of this film.


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