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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Meg Ryan
Kevin Kline
Timothy Hutton
Directors
Lawrence Kasdan
Screenwriters
Adam Brooks
Running Time
109 minutes

French Kiss
Meg Ryan is on a romantic mission, and Kevin Kline is the French fraudster in Lawrence Kasdan's rom-com


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Plot
Cute-as-a-button, neurotic Kate (Ryan), is unable to fly to romantic Paris with her intended, Charlie (Hutton), due to a pronounced fear of flying. But when Charlie's Parisian jaunt lands him in the arms of the gorgeous Juliette (Susan Ambeh), Kate bundles up her anxieties and takes flight to the city of the baguette. Along the way she hooks up with French con man Luc (a you-can-smell-the garlic-from-here turn from Kline), and embarks on a journey to win her man, inevitably getting confused as t


Verdict
This by no means offers top quality work from any of its principles, but, like the city it so firmly bases itself in, a certain amount of charm still manages to squeeze through.


Reviewed by Bob McCabe

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