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Old 07-11-2009, 11:16 AM
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i came across it on a channel of ours yesterday...

i rarely watch romantic comedies,but this one is so straightforward and sweet and meaningfull,i actually caught my self sweep my watery eyes more than once...

its been 20 years but the movie is still radiant,dont u agree?
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Old 07-11-2009, 11:32 AM
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its been 20 years but the movie is still radiant,dont u agree?
well, it's the aschenputtel theme. not the first time it was used, not the last time.
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Old 07-11-2009, 11:41 AM
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Yeah, I've never thought Julia Roberts looked better than she did in that movie. It's absolutely absurd in it's depiction of her life at the start, and the fairytale with the rescue at the end is ludicrous but.....

It's one that works thanks to the chemistry of Roberts and Gere.
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Old 07-11-2009, 01:05 PM
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And when I found out they changed the ending after a few test showings, I was rather disappointed.... but we Americans like our happy endings, don't we? (No pun intended)
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And when I found out they changed the ending after a few test showings, I was rather disappointed.... but we Americans like our happy endings, don't we? (No pun intended)

Yeah we do and I think that's ruined a lot of movies.
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Old 07-11-2009, 02:25 PM
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Yeah we do and I think that's ruined a lot of movies.
No argument from here on that - although it does make it a very pleasant surprise when the odd downbeat/pessimistic/realistic ending sneaks past and makes it out.

Course, it's usually attached to something that flopped at the box-office. Like The Mist.
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Old 07-11-2009, 11:30 PM
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well, it's the aschenputtel theme. not the first time it was used, not the last time.
I think that is Cinderella in English.

Never saw the movie and never will. I like certain romantic movies, but after having been "forced" to watch Jane Austen movies, I have been a bit spoiled in that area.
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Old 07-12-2009, 01:22 AM
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Getting over how ungritty her street life is, once you get into the romantic comedy bit it's actually not so bad.

It is Cinderella though.
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Old 07-12-2009, 01:43 AM
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roberts was gorgeous , and gere is such a great actor in general , i realy like all his movies
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i've never seen the movie you're talking about, but you've got me humming some Sweeny Todd right now.
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