What's a screwed-over dick to do? When private investigator Hugo Weaving learns of his fiancée's cheating ways, he quits his job and hits the hooch. His faith in fidelity shaken (but not stirred), boozy Weaving is further dismayed to learn that married buddy David Wenham is having an affair with a Russian mail-order bride (Natalia Novikova). To save his new mistress from deportation, Wenham convinces (i.
e., pays) Weaving to enter a fake marriage with the Russian beauty. Naturally, it's only a matter of time before the mock newlyweds develop real feelings for each other. Though rather predictable, this date flick from Down Under earns its green card for being a humorous and pleasant-enough diversion. Weaving strikes the right cynical note as the lovesick PI, and Novikova is charmingly kooky as the imported bride-to-be. Go ahead, say, "Hello, Doll-y."
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