Faces amongst Marilyn Monroe, Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake follow the same facial patterns of the golden ratio. So doesn’t beauty follow a set of timeless standards, and not in the eye of the beholder? Abby Barnes (Janeane Garofalo) must have everything. She’s a vet and successful host of her own radio talk show called ‘; THE REALITY About Cats and dogs,’; where she entertainingly dispenses useful advice to befuddled owners (‘; It’s O.K.
Abby’s smart, funny, and plays a mean violin. But she’s not tall and blond–and routinely gets overlooked when it comes to love. Noelle Slusarsky (Uma Thurman), on the other hands, is tall and blonde. She’s also kind, generous, and just a little lost. Her career as a model isn’t all that gratifying, and her human relationships with men could provide fodder for a multi-part series on Oprah, Jenny and/or Ricki. Enter Brian (Ben Chaplin), a professional photographer who finds himself on the incorrect end of a roller-skating Great Dane.
He turns to radio sponsor Abby for help, and he’s charmed when she solves his snarling problem with a dose of good sense combined with disarming humor and grace. Intrigued by Abby’s beguiling elegance, evident to him over the air airwaves even, Brian invites her to meet him so he can thank her personally.
Abby nearly agrees, that is until he utters those dreaded five words– ‘; What do you appear to be? Instead of suffer what she actually is sure will be another rejection, …