Plot Barney Panofsky (Giamatti), an impulsive, cigar-chaining Canadian TV producer, is a hopeless romantic at heart. The only problem? He releases it on the day of his second wedding. And the woman is not his wife. Verdict While perhaps a touch overlong and with plot strands that don't hang together as well as they might, this is remains a triumph, illuminated by a terrific leading man turn from Paul Giamatti.