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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Amy Adams
Matthew Goode
Adam Scott
Directors
Anand Tucker
Screenwriters
Simon Beaufoy
Running Time
100 minutes

Leap Year
Even Amy Adams can't rescue this dire waste of a film


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Leap Year

Plot
Adams will play a woman who plans to travel to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend on that date, because according to the film it’s an Irish tradition (which, strictly speaking, it isn’t). Anyway, her trip is derailed by weather and she’s forced to undergo a cross-country trek, accompanied by a surly Irish innkeeper, in order to make the proposal in time.


Verdict
Rubbish. Irish eyes will be hard pressed to grimace, let alone smile.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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