The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
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Critic Reviews for The Sleeping Dictionary
If your taste runs to palm fronds and moonlit rendezvous, you might enjoy this impeccably produced bit of kitsch.
I can't say much for the wandering storyline...
Audience Reviews for The Sleeping Dictionary
The Sleeping Dictionary was a lovely romance with emotional character interpretations.Jessica Alba was perfect in this role and she was looking so young. The movie itself was very good and enjoyable to watch.The chemistry of Jessica Alba and Hugh Dancy was breathtaking and the supporting cast such as Bob Hoskins, Emily Mortimer and Brenda Blethyn was also amazing. There were little actions scenes, not much, but all that it was about was a simple love story and that worked for me.
This I never saw advertised in the cinema, but I watched it because of Jessica Albas recent fame. I would have expected it would have been a more popular film, its good, its fun, adult family film for the parents perhaps. Its a Romance.
First off, I give you the good news: Jessica Alba has nude scenes in this film. Rejoice perverts. The bad news: It was a body double. =( Anyway, the movie didn't sound too appealing to begin with but nothing else was on. I'm glad I had the chance to see this. I'm unsure as to whether the story is based on any reality but regardless, I really enjoyed it. Not only was the story captivating but I also loved the cinematography. To add, the acting wasn't half bad. Worth seeing.
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