Australian director Peter Weir attempts to add an international flavor to his recent American fare (WITNESS, DEAD POET'S SOCIETY) with the casting of French superstar Gerard Depardieu in his US film debut.
Depardieu plays George Faure, a French alien who desperately wants to remain in the US. Andie MacDowell is Bronte Parrish, a quiet horticulturist who also has a desperate desire--she wants to rent an exclusive Manhattan apartment complete with a greenhouse. Trouble is, building management will
only rent to married couples. Through a mutual friend, George and Bronte meet and strike a deal--they'll get married so that George can get his green card and Bronte can...