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Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence

Martha - Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence

Nick Hamm (1997)

83min
15 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Not one but three hapless British chaps (Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes and Tom Hollander) fall for gorgeous American Monica Potter when she arrives in London hoping to start a new life. There's the odd rough patch, but the witty script uses coincidence as a springboard for plot, rather than something to avoid, and shows that a British movie can be both romantic and funny. Potter, despite appearing in some dreadful films (Patch Adams for one), proves to be an adept comedian, coming across as a younger, blonde version of Julia Roberts. At the cinema, the movie suffered from being released around the same time as the Gwyneth Paltrow hit Sliding Doors. Despite its dreadful title, this deserved better.

Summary

An American woman crosses the Atlantic to start a new life in London, where three friends promptly fall in love with her. Romantic comedy, starring Monica Potter, Joseph Fiennes, Rufus Sewell and Tom Hollander.

Cast & Crew

Actor Joseph Fiennes
Actor Monica Potter
Actor Rufus Sewell
Actor Tom Hollander
Director Nick Hamm

Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Film Four Distributors Guidance: Contains swearing Available on: Available on video and DVD

Comedy Drama

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