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Perfect Strangers (2004)

When a man and a woman swap jobs and cities temporarily, they face many problems large and small, but their phone calls develop into romance.

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Robin Sheppard

Writers:

Simon Booker, Robyn Sisman (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Lloyd Rockwell
Anna Friel ... Susie Wilding
Khandi Alexander ... Christie Kaplan
Sarah Alexander ... Alix Mason
Jennifer Baxter ... Betsy
Jason Blicker ... JJ Katz
Gabriel Hogan ... Harvey Truelove
Barry Flatman ... Bernie Schneider
Jane Luk ... Dee Dee
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Stanley Truelove
Colin Fox Colin Fox ... Sir Nigel
Chris Gillet Chris Gillet ... Betsy's Dad
Alison MacLeod Alison MacLeod ... Betsy's Mom
Arnold Pinnock ... Jack
Robert Verlaque ... Tiffany Manager
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Lloyd works in New York, Susie in London, both for the same ad agency. An arrangement is made where they will swap jobs and live in each other's homes for a month; this involves frequent phone conversations for various reasons. Lloyd's career and his marriage plans are threatened when he's accused of betraying his company, but he and Susie work together to restore his reputation, and along the way, fall in love. Written by anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Perfectly made for TV
21 March 2009 | by spacenkSee all my reviews

Having read the book by Sisman, it's such a shame that they wasted such talented actors.

The script and some of the overly crazy idea camera shots are completely wrong and do not do the novel justice.

Anna Friel's funny looking California tan (odd with the slightly red brown hair)looks about as authentic as the the scriptwriter..was it their first job? One has to wonder.

It is overly sentimental in parts, some additions make the movie much more interesting in detail such as additional animals.

The novel gives little nuances of romance that the reader falls for and the same small hints do not completely convert to screen well..the sofa-bed conversation in Picture Perfect was much better conceived and carried out.

Anna Friel is also in need of a very American wonder bra in parts- they could have incorporated an appropriate/not-so-subtle advert into the movie.

The essentials are nevertheless there but if you love the book I advise caution.. I didn't mind it, would I watch it again? Maybe, if I was incredibly bored and stuck without anything to do after 36 hours - yeah, then I would. Obviously after watching other good-better movies I own I might give it a go but to be honest I'm more tempted to watch Ghostbusters or My Girl...

Watch and decide for yourself!


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