Forget about cracking the spine on this one. Australian director Ben Lewin's attempt at romantic comedy is really just a vulgar bit of burlesque predicated on its charming heroine's low self-esteem. Gia Carides stars as Sophie, a romance novelist who publishes
her steamy erotic fantasies under the sultry nom de plume Desiree Jones. But for Sophie, writing is more than just a job -- it's also all she has of a romantic life. Since polio left her disabled at the tender age of 6, Sophie has only dared to enact her sexual fantasies on paper. One afternoon at
the library, she meets Eddie (Anthony LaPaglia), a dashing -- and engaged -- antique-jewelry dealer. Eddie thinks...