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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Owen Wilson
Paul Rudd
Reese Witherspoon
Jack Nicholson
Directors
James L. Brooks
Screenwriters
James L Brooks
Running Time
120 minutes

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Plot
When dropped from the USA softball team, Lisa (Witherspoon) finds her life suddenly without purpose. With an uncertain future, and feeling the sting of rejection, she becomes - against her will - caught in a love triangle with baseball-player beau Matty (Wilson) and George (Rudd), a reluctant corporate bigwig facing government indictment.


Verdict
Not Brooks' best, but it has its moments. And if Rudd and Wilson at times struggle, Witherspoon is a joy.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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