Leap Year (PG)

AMY Adams stars in quirky Irish love story, LEAP YEAR (PG) as a young woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on February 29. However, she faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin. With

AMY Adams stars in quirky Irish love story, LEAP YEAR (PG) as a young woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on February 29.

However, she faces a major setback when bad weather threatens to derail her planned trip to Dublin.

With the help of an innkeeper, however, her cross-country odyssey just might result in her getting engaged.

Screenwriters Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont have been working on comedies together for a decade.


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Kaplan says: "I was on a news website, and it was actually February 29th. There was a headline that read Women in Ireland Propose on Leap Year Day, and I said to Harry, 'Does this sound like a movie or what?'

"We dropped what we were working on, and within two weeks we had the outline of the story."

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Producer Chris Bender says: "Amy is undeniably likable. There's an innocence in her eyes, no matter what she does.

"Her character begins the journey as hard-edged and aggressive, yet a woman living in a bubble.

"Still, you really empathise and care about her, while enjoying watching her literally get knocked down a few pegs as she travels through Ireland with Declan (Matthew Goode).

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