A romantic comedy: Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art. Written by
Is it love... or are they just imagining things?
20 June 2003 (USA)
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Loosely Based on a True Love Story
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Opening Weekend USA: $6,111,074,
22 June 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $14,208,384, 10 August 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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The bio on the back of Alex's first book reads, "Alex Sheldon has worked for many years in the Boston area. He is currently not married and lives very much alone." See more
On the second or third "day" of transcription, Alex and Emma are sitting on a couch talking. When Emma is facing away from the camera, her glasses are on her face and clearly visible. When the camera switches to shooting her straight on, they are hanging around her neck. See more
You're looking for sex, Mr. Shipley. You're barking up the wrong body.
Ms Dinsmore, I have no intention of barking up your body. I'm sure there are men who would be thrilled to find themselves in bed with such a forthright woman. I prefer my women to be more...well less forthright.
References The Princess Bride
It All Depends on You
Written by Les Brown
, Buddy G. DeSylva
(as BG De Sylvia) and Ray Henderson
Performed by Jess Harnell See more