R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An unlucky in love nurse finds her life taking a detour when her mother places a personals ad in the paper, while on the other side of Boston, a plumber is trying to change careers.
Though the film cost a mere $1 million to make, it was purchased by Miramax for a staggering $6 million after a bidding war broke out amongst studios at the Sundance Film Festival.
: Don't close it. You should never close a book until you've read something from it.
Erin Castleton: What?
Bookseller: Well, just a sentence or a word. It can be very, very revealing. Just read something, anything. Well, read from the top, then.
The MBTA (subway) map at the beginning of the film is wrong. It also doesn't correspond to the subway route used in the movie. The conductor says the next stop inbound is Aquarium from Airport. The map says the next stop should be Maverick (which it is, in real life).
$123,055 (USA) (23 August 1998)
$3,386,698 (USA) (15 November 1998)
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