Based on a screenplay written by Allan Loebthe film, formerly titled The Baster was inspired by the short story "Baster" by Jeffrey Eugenidesoriginally published in The New Yorker in Filming began in Marchand ended in May Re-shoots took place in October The Switch was the last Miramax film to be distributed by Disney before the former was sold to Filmyard Holdings on December 3, Despite the objections of her neurotic long-time best friend Wally Mars Jason Batemanshe chooses to do so alone because she can't wait any longer.
She also wants a face-to-face sperm donor, disdaining using a sperm bank. Wally suggests he be the donor, but Kassie sees him as a bit too neurotic, pessimistic, and self-absorbed, and besides, as best friends, "that would be weird.
Kassie selects as sperm donor a handsome and charming and married assistant professor, Roland Patrick Wilson. Kassie organizes an " insemination party", where Wally meets Roland and takes an instant dislike to him. Roland is then called upon and produces his sperm in the bathroom, leaving it in a sample cup. Wally uses the bathroom and sees the sample. Drunk and doped up after taking a pill provided him at the party by Kassie's friend, Debbie Juliette Lewisand not liking the idea of Kassie being inseminated with this sperm, Wally plays with the cup and accidentally spills it into the sink.
Panicking, he replaces the sperm with his own. The next day at work, still hungoverhe remembers nothing. The insemination is successful. Wally is then upset when Kassie tells him she is returning to her family home in Minnesota, as she thinks that would be a better environment to raise a child in, instead of New York City. She leaves, and Wally maintains a non-fulfilling, dreary existence.
Seven years later, Kassie returns to New York along with precocious-but-neurotic six-year-old son Sebastian Thomas Robinson. She wants to reconnect with Wally, and is eager to introduce her son to him.
After an awkward first meeting, Wally eventually forms a bond with this loveable and seemingly mini-version of himself, and Sebastian starts to become close to Wally, but the bad news is that Roland is in the picture Sinéad OConnor - My Special Child Kassie has started dating him because he is now divorced and, as she thinks he is Sebastian's father, and a nice guy, maybe it would work.
After Wally notices the similarities between himself and Sebastian, and after talking to his friend Leonard, Wally realizes what happened seven years earlier.
Just before Roland proposes to Kassie, Wally reveals to Kassie that Sebastian is his son, along with his true feelings for her.
She is shocked and angry and does not want to see him again. Some time passes, and one day, as he is leaving work, Wally finds Kassie waiting for him on Bostich - Various - The Greatest Switch 2010 Down Town (Boogaloo) - Primitivo Y Su Combo - Yo Vuelvo Pa Gosa outside his office building.
She tells him Sebastian really misses him and needs him. Bostich - Various - The Greatest Switch 2010 admits he misses and needs Sebastian too. Kassie then discloses she isn't with Roland any longer, and that she loves him, even with all of his idiosyncrasies. Wally proposes to her, Kassie accepts, Kamalas Too Nice - Screeching Weasel - My Brain Hurts they kiss.
The final scene shows a happily married Wally and Kassie throwing Sebastian's eighth birthday party. Aniston revealed in the DVD 'extras' that she had known Bateman since she was 25, and the producers and directors noted their good chemistry in working together.
Its consensus states " The Switch has an interesting premise and a charming cast; unfortunately, it Καρσιλαμάς - Χάλκινα Γουμένισσας - Παραδοσιακά has a trite script that hews too close to tired rom-com formulas.
She wrote that "this disarmingly winning comedy turns into a warm, quirkily observant film, strengthened by some appealing performances and a low-key, easygoing vibe. Less reminiscent of the dreadful comedy The Back-up Plan Bostich - Various - The Greatest Switch 2010 's lovely About a Boythis adaptation of a Jeffrey Eugenides story takes viewers down a path that, while by no means of least resistance, possesses a gratifying share of surprises. More his journey than hers, more satire than slapstick, the film is that rare example of rom-com about men, which turns out to be a nice switch indeed.
Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune remarked that while "Jennifer Aniston gets top billing, the character played by Jason Bateman sets the tone.
I wish it were great, but 'pretty good' puts it ahead of plenty of recent romantic comedies. Taken on its own terms, it's a light, sweet, curiously enjoyable misfit romance, whose real star is not Aniston but her magnificently awkward LotharioJason Bateman. It's a by-the-numbers movie, but the dots that get connected feel new. Less enthusiastic with the film, Detroit News ' s Tom Long wrote that "it's not a bad film, really, just sort of average.
But Bateman is so good in it — natural, funny, Bostich - Various - The Greatest Switch 2010 full of real emotion — that you immediately want to see him again in a better film.
Just call it When Harry Met Sally Even though More Snova - Various - Punim Jedrima. gained mixed reviews from critics, The Switch proved to be a moderate financial success.
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