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  • PG-13
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 6.6  (35,994)
  • 52

Holiday is a romantic comedy movie that released in 2006, directed by Wayne Wang. The movie stars Queen Latifah in the lead role alongside LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito, and Alicia Witt. The plot is based on the life of a woman named Georgia Byrd, who works in a departmental store and suffers from a terminal disease.

Georgia is a timid, middle-aged woman who lives an ordinary life, working in the cookware section of a departmental store. She has a crush on co-worker Sean Matthews, who appears oblivious to her affection. However, everything changes when she is diagnosed with a terminal disease and is told that she has only a few weeks to live. Faced with the prospect of an early death, Georgia decides to live her life to the fullest and book herself a luxury vacation at the Last Resort in Karuizawa, Japan.

In Japan, Georgia indulges herself in all sorts of luxuries: eating extravagantly, dancing, singing, pursuing her culinary passion, and most importantly, getting to know her fellow guests. Among them is Senator Dillings, who is being investigated for corruption and is vacationing with his mistress. Georgia befriends the hotel's chef and part-owner, Moto and even teaches him a few recipes, bonding over their love for food.

As Georgia opens up to life's possibilities, she also finds herself falling in love with Sean Matthews, who coincidentally is also vacationing at The Last Resort. The attraction between the two is palpable, but Georgia is hesitant to reveal her feelings for fear of being rejected, and as Sean accompanies Senator Dillings on various ski outings, her optimism fades.

However, Georgia's true character is tested when she finds out that Senator Dillings has been poisoned and requires immediate medical attention. This sets the stage for a series of unexpected events that teach Georgia the true value of living life to the fullest, and how the power of love can change everything in life.

Holiday is an uplifting and inspirational movie that showcases the power of belief, the importance of living life to the fullest, and the value of true self-discovery. The message is clear: that no matter how much time you have left on this earth, it's never too late to chase your dreams and live life to the fullest. Queen Latifah delivers a spirited performance as Georgia, playing the part with a subdued grace that is refreshing to see on the big screen. LL Cool J is charming as ever, and Timothy Hutton delivers a standout performance as Georgia's doctor.

The movie's exquisite cinematography showcases Japan's beauty and culture, transporting viewers to a world of luxury, romance, and adventure. The background score is melodic and enhances the movie's mood without being intrusive. The writing is brilliant and sensitive, balancing the story's humor and pathos to create an experience of heartwarming joy.

In conclusion, Holiday is a life-affirming movie that celebrates the resilience and courage of the human spirit. It's a movie that encourages us to follow our hearts and passions, no matter how challenging life may seem. Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, and Timothy Hutton deliver incredible performances that lift the movie to new heights. It's an inspiring story about love, life, and second chances.

Holiday is a 2006 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 52.

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    6.6  (35,994)
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