PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Peter Howitt got the idea for the film after almost getting hit by a car. He was late in meeting a friend, and innocently walking along London's Charing Cross Road. "I couldn't decide if I should run for the train or first call my mate at a public phone," ... ...
So who are you on the rebound from?
James: A girl called Pamela. My whole life pivots around Pam and I breaking up.
Helen: When was that?
James: 1973, we were eight. I bloody loved that woman! No warning just up, gone, left me for someone else.
James: Gary Glitter! Gary ...
There are numerous inconsistencies between the geography of the movie's London and the geography of the real London, including the Underground network.
$834,817 (USA) (26 April 1998)
$11,883,495 (USA) (30 August 1998)
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