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The Matchmaker
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
2.5 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw: On DVD Saw at/with: At home on DVD
Rating: R Year: 1997 Category: Romance Comedy
Director: Mark Joffe Time: 96:00:00 min. Writer: Greg Dinner & Karen Janszen

Mine: Sweet, but not very interesting. Janeane is cute, but there is never much energy to the story. Could have been much better.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Cute comedy about a campaign worker for a less than exemplary U. S. Senator from Massachusetts, who's given the job of tracing his relatives to a small village in Ireland and setting up a photo opportunity to entice the state's Irish-American vote. Garofalo arrives in the remote village during its annual matchmaking festival and, despite everything, gets caught up in a relationship. Fanciful, rather than realistic, but entertaining throughout. Super 35.
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