The Holiday (12A)
PUBLISHED: 14:02 03 January 2007 | UPDATED: 10:24 24 May 2010
AN UNEXPECTED turn of events causes two women to discover that sometimes the best trips are the ones where you leave your baggage behind
AN UNEXPECTED turn of events causes two women to discover that sometimes the best trips are the ones where you leave your baggage behind.In The Holiday, a romantic comedy, two women trade homes only to find that a change of address can change their lives.Iris (Kate Winslet) is in love with a man who is about to marry another woman and meanwhile, across the globe, Amanda (Cameron Diaz), realizes the man she lives with has been unfaithful. The two women, who have never met and live 6000 miles apart, meet online at a home exchange website and impulsively switch homes for a holiday.Iris moves into Amanda's house in California as Amanda arrives in the snow covered English countryside.Shortly after arriving at their destinations, both women find the last thing either of them wanted or expected, a new romance.Amanda is charmed by Iris' handsome brother Graham (Jude Law) and Iris meets film composer Miles (Jack Black).The film is showing at the Odeon, Weston, now.