The edgy, clear-sighted vision that propelled SHALLOW GRAVE and TRAINSPOTTING to cult status blurs in Scottish writing-producing-directing team John Hodge, Andrew MacDonald and Danny Boyle's first American production. Their dark, self-referential romantic
comedy opens in heaven, where two underachieving angels (Delroy Lindo and Holly Hunter) are assigned to spark romance between the profoundly mismatched Celine and Robert (Cameron Diaz and Ewan McGregor): Failure, hints stern supervisor Gabriel (Dan Hedaya), is not an option. That Celine is a
snotty, willful, spoiled-rotten heiress and Robert a sad-sack janitor recently fired by her skinflint dad (Ian Holm) is the ...