For travelers around the world, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull is a downer. For Alain and Valerie, it's a catastrophe. For if they are to make it in time to the tiny Greek village where their daughter's wedding is taking place, the two divorcees have to swallow their pathological hatred for each other and hit the road together.
Did You Know?
The film's events are set around a real-world event. From March to May, 2010 there were a series of eruptions in the volcano Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland (which was dormant since 1823.) Volcanic ash and electrical storms from the eruptions caused a lengthy air travel disruption in many areas of Europe. See more
The signs at the alleged "Ljubljana Airport" are in Dutch (Flemish) rather than Slovenian, indicating that the scenes were shot in Belgium. See more
Build Me Up Buttercup
Written by Mike d'Abo
(as M. d'Abo) and Tony Macaulay
(as T. Macaulay) See more