Anna accepts his offer to change in his nearby apartment, and thanks him with a kiss, which seems to surprise her even more than him. At a dinner with his friends, Will discovers Anna is now an Oscar winner and back in town making a period film. The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. She explains she has to leave town, and Will is heartbroken when her movie star boyfriend, who she had not mentioned, shows up. The next evening they go out and Anna invites Will up to her room. That way we would have more control, because we were worried about having Roberts and Grant on public streets where we could get thousands of onlookers.
Archived from on 28 September 2007. The screenplay was written by , author of 1994 , and the film was produced by. Nominated for three Golden Globes in 2000. Archived from on 6 June 2007. One of the final scenes takes place at a film premiere, which presented difficulties.
Much of the filming took place on One day, a distraught Anna appears at Will's doorstep, in need of a place to hide from a tabloid scandal. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love. We were very lucky in the fact that we had 100% cooperation from the police and the Council. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. Select Platinum in the Certification field. The next morning, the press, inadvertently tipped off by Spike, besiege Will's house and get pictures of him and Anna half-dressed.
That night, they have sex. The film features the 1950 painting. In reality, Freely taught at in , and was the author of nine books about the city. She agrees to be his date to his sister's birthday party. It was the sixteenth highest-grossing film of 1999, and in February 2014 was the 215th highest-grossing film of all time.
At the party, Anna gets on well with Will's friends as they share stories. The Travel Book Store is located at 142 Portobello Road. They were the jigsaw that had to be put together all in one go, and I think we've got a very good variety of people who can realistically still live in the same world. The film stars , , , , , , and. Furious, Anna accuses Will of exploiting the situation and declares that she regrets their time together. A look into the attempt for famous people to have a personal and private life and the ramifications that follow.
How would my friends react? The current door is blue again. William recommends this book to Anna, commenting that unlike another book in the store the author has at least been to Istanbul. William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. Archived from on 29 September 2000. Will's house, 280 Westbourne Park Road, was owned by Richard Curtis and behind the entrance there is a grand house, not the flat in the film that was made up in the studios.
Who would try and be cool? Over the next six months, Will's friends set him up on a series of dates but he remains hung up on Anna. She apologizes for the previous incident, telling Will her ex- boyfriend simply showed up out of the blue and the relationship had broken down long before then. It all sprang from there. Archived from on 26 September 2007. The film won Best Comedy Film at the. They were concerned that if our fake was too good, it might float around the market and create problems. Eventually, Anna and William get to know each other better over the months, but being together with the world's most wanted woman is not easy - neither around your closest friends, nor in front of the all-devouring press.
He said that in commercial terms he had made the wrong decision, but did not regret it. The final cut was 3. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. Other places within Notting Hill included Westbourne Park Road, , Landsdowne Road and the Coronet Cinema. He later bumps into her on the street and spills his drink on her. . Filming began on 17 April 1998 in West London and at.
Storyline: Every man's dream comes true for William Thacker, an unsuccessful Notting Hill bookstore owner, when Anna Scott, the world's most beautiful woman and best-liked actress, enters his shop. The blue door was auctioned for charity. They race across to Anna's hotel, where they find that she has checked out and is holding a press conference at the. In 1999, it became the then highest-grossing British film. Archived from on 29 October 2010. Archived from on 26 September 2007. Quinn and the rest of her team had to write to thousands of people in the area, promising to donate to each person's favourite charity, resulting in 200 charities receiving money.