- Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Kathy Baker
New Yorker Harvey Shine goes to London for a weekend to attend his daughter’s wedding but promises his boss that he'll be back on Monday morning to make an important meeting.
Harvey arrives in London only to learn his daughter has chosen to have her stepfather walk her down the aisle insteaead of him. Doing his best to hide his devastation, he leaves the wedding before the reception in hopes of getting to the airport on time, but misses his plane anyway. When he calls his boss to explain, he is fired on the spot. Drowning his sorrows at the airport bar, Harvey strikes up a conversation with a woman named Kate, and finds himself energized by her intelligence and compassion. The growing connection between the pair inspires both as they unexpectedly transform one another’s lives. (Overture Films)… Expand
- Director: Joel Hopkins
- Genre(s): Drama, Romance
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TheresaE10The best movie I've seen in too long a time. From the first time I saw the TV commercial for this, I knew I had to see this film in the theater. Money well-spent. This film is beautiful, from the acting through to the camera work and sountrack. This is a movie for grownups looking for drama and character-development. There isn't much funny ha-ha here. This movie is very real look at a time in life that is too often ignored by Hollywood.… Expand
7Just a really lovely, classy film. Hoffman and Thompson's performance's are so wonderfully understated you can hardly take your eyes off them, even in a movie where not a lot is really happening. The third star of the show is the city of London which looks as enchanting and beautiful as it does even in Richard Curtis' best efforts. It's not a spectacular film, it's not amazing, the best way to describe it is just 'nice', very nice.… Expand