A Prelude to a Kiss
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In this quirky romantic comedy about soul transference, Alec Baldwin plays Peter Hoskins, the straight-laced head of the microfiche department at a company that publishes scientific journals. When he meets a free-spirited, sleep-deprived bartender named Rita (Meg Ryan), the opposites attract and launch into a round-the-clock romance characterized by private jokes and an intense connection that defies description. When the two decide to marry, however, an unforeseeable cosmic occurrence entirely alters the nature of their relationship. Those who claim that marriage changes a person couldn't… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 61%

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"This Prelude to a Kiss is not only without charm and wit, but it's also clumsily set forth: many people seeing it may wonder what, in heaven's name, is going on."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"So-so romantic comedy fantasy that barely gets by."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"...a gentle, romantic fantasy that will delight most viewers and leave a few others scratching their heads."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"As a reflexive meditation on the nature of love in the AIDS era, this erio-comedy is poignant but it still bears too much the theatrical sensibility of the source material."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"This adult fairy tale gives us a glimpse of our unity with others and celebrates the enduring power of love."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The body-switching gimmick shouldn't work, but it really does."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Are romantic comedies supposed to give you the willies?"
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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