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Written by Jann Arden Richards and Robert Foster
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd./Pannal Ash Publishing
Performed by Jann Arden
Recording Courtesy of A & M Records/Polydor UK Limited
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A cute little film. I'm not familiar with this Billy Connolly, so I don't know if he really has that Irish brogue, or if he acted it. It was good, anyway. Sharon Stone continues to prove her acting range with a dramatic role (also with an accent). I had never heard of this film when it came on cable, but it was sweet. Worth catching the next time it comes on.
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