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.
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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Did You Know?
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
Alex's face is unshaven before he kisses Emma, and in the next shot (as they actually kiss) is completely smooth. See more
[interrupting Elsa's rambling
Elsa! You've struck oil - stop drilling!
Written by Philip Braham
and Douglas Furber
Performed by Fletcher Henderson
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under licence from Universal Music Enterprises See more