PG | | Comedy, Family, Romance
Alyssa (a rich girl) and Amanda (an orphan) are two little girls who are identical, but complete strangers, that accidentally meet one day. In an attempt to stop Alyssa's father from ... See full summary »
The first draft of the script by Deborah Dean Davis was never read by Director Andy Tennant. Jeff Schechter's draft made this a "go" picture with Rysher Entertainment. Tennant was hired, and offered help for the movie's problems. He and his writing partner Rick Parks re-wrote Schecter's draft. Tennant and Parks were re-written by Producer Jim Cruickshank. The studio preferred Tennant and Parks' draft with notes, so Tennant and Parks took another pass. The WGA ruled against any other writer's credits due to biased bylaws, which disallowed writers or directors with partners from receiving credit on features unless in extreme circumstances. None of Davis' dialogue was used.
I can't believe you talked me into this!
Alyssa Calloway: You're too tense. Relax.
Diane Barrows: Oh, I've got a thousand pounds of wild animal under my butt and she says relax!
When Alyssa and Amanda meet in the woods, Alyssa's hair repeatedly moves in front of and behind her ear.