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Rated PG · 100 minutes · 2010

Romantic comedy
A materialistic, Type-A career gal (Amy Adams), desperate to marry handsome but shallow cardiologist boyfriend (Adam Scott), is prompted by her doting dad (John Lithgow) to tail her young man to Cutesylvania—sorry, Ireland—where a local folkway permits women to propose to men on February 29 every Leap Year. After bad weather knocks her off course, she's forced to rely on a surly, debt-ridden village barkeep (Matthew Goode) to get her to Dublin on time. They couldn't have less in common, so naturally it's only a matter of time before they fall in love. As modern rom-coms go, this is trite but relatively painless; director Anand Tucker (Shopgirl, Hilary and Jackie) should consider a career shooting travel brochures. PG, 97 min.
Official Site: www.leapyearfilm.net
Director: Anand Tucker
Producer: Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Chris Bender, Jake Weiner, J.C. Spink and Su Armstrong
Cast: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow, Noel O'Donovan, Tony Rohr, Pat Laffan, Alan Devlin, Ian McElhinney, Dominique McElligott, Mark O'Regan, Maggie McCarthy, Peter O'Meara, Macdara O'Fatharta, Kaitlin Olson, Liza Ross, Marcia Warren, Michael J. Reynolds, Ben Caplan, Catherine Walker, Michael Fitzgerald, Brian Milligan, Flaminia Cinque and Vincenzo Nicoli


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