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?
Did You Know?
Despite what Emma believes, Ylva actually is a Swedish name. It means "female wolf". 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
[interrupting Elsa's rambling
Elsa! You've struck oil - stop drilling!
Remake of The Gambler
Those Sweet Words
Written by Lee Alexander and Richard Julian
Performed by Norah Jones
Courtesy of Bluenote Records, a Division of Capitol Records, Inc. See more
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
Gross USA: $14,218,698
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $15,368,897
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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