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Genres: Romance , Comedy
Actors: Richard Wilson , Dawn French , Michael Lerner , Will Keen , Jamie Sives , Stephanie Beacham , Elliot Cowan , Santiago Cabrera , Catherine Tate , Matthew Rhys , Brittany Murphy , Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu , Frédéric Anscombre , Angus Deayton , Adam Rayner
Director: Alek Keshishian
Country: France, United Kingdom
Year: 2006
IMDB Rating: 6.1/10 (7703 votes)

Emily Jackson lives a fast-paced life. Always on the go, able to talk around the clock, with a sensitive soul she loves playing matchmaker for her friends. It’s Emily’s gay roommate and frequent companion Peter, who becomes again the subject matchmaking skills when handsome new photographer assistant Paolo arrives at the Vogue offices, where Emily works. She makes it her mission to bring the two men together. Unfortunately for her, she is so busy arranging a love connection between Peter and Paolo that she remains completely blind to the one suitor who longs to provide her with the loving companionship that she so cheerfully arranges for others. And so it does make sense that Peter, a screenwriter in the making, starts telling the story from his own point of view.

Film Review

I like Brittany Murphy a lot but this is not the right kind of film for her. She's not a fashionista and lacks the kind of poise it takes to walk comfortably in high heels. Almost all of the shots of her 'strutting' were cut to less than a step so you can see what she looks like but not how she moves. It was the same with the tango dance scene. Quick edits work as a disguise. I don't think the beehive hairdos work on her but if you like Brittany Murphy you should see this film. It won't make you dislike her and the film is mildly clever.A handful of male actors performed well and gave the film most of its charm. The two female actors, besides Brittany, were junk. The two women, mother and daughter, trying to act likeably eccentric were annoying, shallow and superfluous to the story. They weren't even acceptable caricatures of likeably eccentric. Chain smoking cigarettes does not eccentric make.I don't think it really counts as a spoiler to let people know t…

I think you've got to be in the right mindset for this one but if you're prepared to suspend your disbelief you can have a great time. If you like Ugly Betty then this is for you. But if you go in expecting War & Peace you're going to be disappointed. The clothes are great and there are some great performances from the likes of Dawn French and Catherine Tate. There are plenty of laughs and some brilliantly observed portraits of London types. Brittany Murphy is a luminous presence and although you get the message that she wants to channel Audrey Hepburn she sort of pulls it off. It's a step up from Love, Actually and Notting Hill and a lot more fun. Could the prominence of a gay story line be what seems to annoy some of the other reviewers here?

This one is a real mixed bag, mostly quirky characters in a quirky movie. But it works. There is a little bit of "10" in it, where Dudley Moore chases Bo Derek and when he finally catches her he finds out she is not that desirable after all. It makes fun of all the stories where someone sees a cute person and decides that is the person they are meant to be with.The movie starts with words being typed, as if a script were being written, then the scene is what was written. Brittany Murphy is Emily 'Jacks' Jackson, living and working in London. Her roommate and best friend is Matthew Rhys as the gay Peter Simon. Jacks keeps up a relationship with her recent former boyfriend because it is convenient, but mostly it is safe, to be with someone you KNOW will never be your long term partner.Much of the movie involves Peter trying to find a person, a guy, who he accidentally ran into, literally, in a hotel entrance, assuming the other guy was gay and perfectly suited for him….

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