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The Good NightMartin Freeman, from the BBC's The Office, has just the right semi-stunned mug to play a guy sliding into work-and-love loserdom who finds solace...The Good NightComedy, RomancePT93MRMartin Freeman, from the BBC's The Office, has just the right semi-stunned mug to play a guy sliding into work-and-love loserdom who finds solace...2007-10-03Danny DeVitoYari Film Group
The Good Night
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The Good Night

Genre: Comedy, Romance; Starring: Penelope Cruz, Martin Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Danny DeVito; Director: Jake Paltrow; Author: Jake Paltrow; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Yari Film Group

Martin Freeman, from the BBC’s The Office, has just the right semi-stunned mug to play a guy sliding into work-and-love loserdom who finds solace from his undermining girlfriend with a dream woman he encounters in his sleep. The Good Night doesn’t quite comfortably synthesize all the notions writer-director Jake Paltrow wants to play with in his feature debut. But the filmmaker’s got good taste — and luck — in casting. Sister Gwyneth gets therapeutically hard-ass in the dark-haired role of the bad GF, while Penélope Cruz coos and smolders appropriately as the fantasy femme.

Originally posted October 3 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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