Lawrence, a shy, civil servant, meets the mysterious Gina in a cafe and develops a life-changing relationship with her. As part of the British delegation to the G8 Summit in Iceland, Lawrence invites Gina along for a romantic getaway. As world issues are being debated by international leaders and the problem of extreme poverty is sidelined, Lawrence and Gina are confronted with an emotional conflict between personal conviction and professional obligation.
Nina Dogg Filippusdottir
Marit Velle Kile
Philippe De Grossouvre
Hilary Bevan Jones
Llinos Wyn Jones
Winner of the 2006 Humanitas Prize for the 90 Minute Category (Richard Curtis) from the Humanitas Prize.
Winner of three 2006 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie (Kelly Macdonald) and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (Richard Curtis) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Also nominated for four additional Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special (David Yates), Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries, or Movie (Candida Otton and Andrea Coathupe), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or a Movie (Mark Day) and Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Fiona Weir).
Aired in United States June 25, 2005
Aired in United States September 6, 2005
Network (HBO) picked up to production for the 2004-2005 Season.
Aired in the USA on HBO June 25, 2005.
Tentatively scheduled to air in the UK on BBC July 2005.
Began shooting January 2005.