Budding scientist, Samantha, is stuck in grad school with a continually failing experiment. Frustrated and confused about her life, she refuses a marriage proposal from her boyfriend of five years. She can’t marry Ben until she has proof that it will work, that he’s the one for her. She wants to test her theory by sleeping with other men. But she never gets around to fully testing her theory, as she is embroiled in an espionage escapade with her work.
The title for this film in the UK and Australia is Proof of Love. I did think it was a rather forgettable title. And the movie itself is a little bit on the forgettable side because it doesn’t have a lot of pizzaz. But I did like it, enjoyed the story, and it did have personality.
Directed by a woman, this rom com didn’t bombard the viewer with a whole lot of male fantasy boloney. Miranda Kent was lovely as Samantha – a young woman proud to be interested in science, committed to her work, and confused about love. Scott was neither here nor there, and Kathleen Robertson was terrific as the best friend. Apart from being a little on the ‘walt disney’ side, this film was quite good and I would recommend it as a light, inoffensive watch.