- 1 hr 30 min
Serendipity is a fantastic romantic comedy, starring the charismatic John Cusack (as Jonathan Trager) and the pretty Kate Beckinsale (Sara Thomas); The film is directed by the talented Peter Chelsom. This Marimax production, demonstrated how magnificent of box office draw the movie was, the film was able to succeed because of 2 key elements which were fabulous performances and a story that penetrated the hearts of many who saw the movie. The entertaining love story, starts in New York, during Christmas Time, when Jonathan and Sara meet each other in a store. While both are trying to buy the same pair of black gloves, inevitable sparks from an immediate attraction from both sides, fly; regardless of the fact that both are linked romantically with others. They agree to share some time together before they split, so they went to a beautiful coffee house boutique, Serendipity 3. Before the cold night ends, they say goodbye; but after some minutes of leaving, both are forced to go back to the same place because they realize that they forgot something. Thinking that this could be more than a coincidence, they spend the rest of the night together in an ice skating center deciding to take the opportunity to know another even better. Jonathan decides to ask Sara to exchange phone numbers so they can keep in touch, she writes hers down, on a piece of paper that the wind, picks up a blows away. Jonathan then ask for the number again, but Sara, being a strong believer on fate; decides to write it down on the back of a book front cover while he, writes his on a five dollar bill. They then decide to give the book and the 5 dollar bill away, believing that if they are meant to be together, they will find the others phone numbers that they wrote down on the book and the 5 dollar bill. Their paths are then split apart for some years, without them knowing if they will ever find each other again. Every time Jonathan sees when old books are sold, he looks at the back of the front cover, while Sara checks every five dollars bill she receives. Will the destiny work in their favor or is it not their fate for them to be together? The only way for one to find out is by watching Serendipity, a refreshing and wonderful story, with an unexpected ending that will catch everyone by surprise.