Monday, December 21, 2009

Leap Year Preview/Synopsis

Leap Year Jan 8

Directed by Anand Tucker ( Shop Girl, Hilary and Jackie ) Starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow, Kaitlin Olson. Written by Deborah Kaplan ( Made Of Honor ) and Harry Elfont ( Surviving Christmas ) Cinematopgraphy by Newton Thomas Sigel ( Valkyrie, The Brothers Grimm ) Editing by BAFTA nominee Nick Moore ( About A Boy, The Full Monty ) Original Music by Golden Globe nominee Randy Edelson ( Last Of The Mochicans )

Leap Year is a comedy/romance about a woman ( Adams ) who's plan it is to go to Ireland and propose to her boyfriend ( Scott ) on Leap Day, February 29, as in with Irish tradition, the man must accept the proposal. But... on the way to Dublin her plane is diverted to Cardiff where it's there she meets a Irish inkeeper ( Goode ), who assists her to go cross country through land and sea so she can make it by the 29th.

Rated PG-13 for sensuality and language.

Oscar chances ? Likely none. Too early of a release date and not strong enough material to maintain word of mouth come Oscar season.

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