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A young Englishman is sent to Malaysian Borneo in the 1930s to stay with a tribe as UK's colonial representative. A local woman (J.Alba) helps him understand local tradition and language. He falls in love with her etc. despite the taboo.
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Actual tour clients and would-be brides appear as extras as the film was shot during a real St. Petersburg romance tour. See more »
When Josh goes back to the hotel room to steal Jake's money from under the bed, Josh is wearing a shirt. Later on, Jake returns to the room and rewinds the video camera to view recorded video of Josh stealing his money from under the bed. In the video footage, Josh is wearing a huge winter coat instead of just the shirt he was wearing when he actually stole the money a little while earlier. See more »
Under the Milky Way
Written by Steve Kilbey & Karin Jansson
Performed by Tripping Jar
Used by permission of Music Sales Corporation (ASCAP) and by permission of Univeral-MCA Music Publishing,
a division of Universal Studios, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Music Sales Corporation See more »
I am a big fan of Tim Blake Nelson, and he did not disappoint in this film about a real "mail order bride" service called "A Foreign Affair". In fact, the filmmakers distributed a copy of the catalog this company puts out. Otherwise, this might seem like a fabrication, I suppose. The film was about two mama's boys (actually mama favored the younger boy) whose mama dies and leaves them helpless and unable to take care of themselves. The older one (Nelson) decides they need a wife (singular...sort of a reverse polygamy), and goes to the library to check out the mail order bride industry. (Allyce Beasley has a funny cameo as the librarian). Then he drags his reluctant brother off to Russia in search of a wife for both of them. Several of the company's real life clients appear in the film, interestingly enough. I enjoyed it immensely, and I hope this somehow finds its way into theaters.
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