Surprising Facts About Love ActuallyThough its officially classified as a romantic comedy, Love ActuallyRichard Curtiss intertwining tale of love and loss in London in the midst of the Christmas seasonhas become a staple of holiday movie marathons everywhere. Here are 2. 4 things you might not have known about the hit 2. The airport opening and closing was shot with hidden cameras. Installing A Pleasant Hearth Fireplace Door. Footage of passengers being welcomed and embraced by loved ones at Heathrow Airport was shot on location with hidden cameras for a week. In the films DVD commentary, writer director Richard Curtis explains that when something special was caught on camera, a crewmember would race out to have its subjects sign a waiver so the moment might be included in Love Actually. This was a fitting production device, as Curtis claims that watching the love expressed at the arrival gate of LAX is what inspired him to write the ensemble romance in the first place. Four plot lines were cut from the film. Curtis initially aimed to include 1. Two were clipped in the scripting phase, but two were shot and cut in post. Those lost before production involved a girl with a wheelchair, and one about a boy who records a love song for a classmate who ultimately hooks up with his drummer. Shot but cut for time was a brief aside featuring an African couple supporting each other during a famine, and another storyline that followed home a school headmistress, revealing her long time commitment to her lesbian partner. A fifth of the movie is commonly cut from television broadcasts. It might be of little surprise that the raciest element of this holiday movie rarely makes it on TV. The love story of John and Judy has Martin Freeman and Joanna Page playing a pair of stand ins on an erotic drama. Their scenes have the pair mimicking sex acts, but even as simulations of simulated sex, their storyline is usually deemed too hot for TV. Martine Mc. Cutcheons part was penned just for her. Curtis wrote his screenplay with some stars in mind, including Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, and Mc. Cutcheon, the charismatic English ingnue best known for her role on BBC drama East. Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' title='Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' />Enders. So sure was Curtis that he wanted Mc. Cutcheon for the role of the love interest to the Prime Minister that he had the characters name as Martine in early drafts. Curtis explained in the DVD commentary that the name was changed to Natalie before Mc. Cutcheons audition, so she wouldnt get cocky. Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' title='Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' />Bill Nighy didnt realize hed auditioned for the film. This was the first collaboration between Nighy and Curtis, with the former playing the shameless, comeback seeking rocker Billy Mack. On the films 1. 0 year anniversary, Nighy recalled to The Daily Beast, I did a rehearsal reading of the script as a favor to the great casting director, Mary Selway, who had been trying to get me into a film for a long time. I thought it was simply to help her hear the script aloud and to my genuine surprise I was given the job. Curtis sent request letters to his American talent. Laura Linney, Billy Bob Thornton, and Denise Richards received letters asking them to consider a role in the film. Both actresses were impressed by the unconventional move, but Linney told The Daily Beast she was even more flattered by its contents. I got a letter in the mail from Richard Curtis saying that hed been trying to cast this part, and hed kept saying to his partner, Emma Freud, that hed been looking for a Laura Linney type, and she said, Why dont you ask Laura Linney7. The actors had their own trailer park village during production. Nighy told The Guardian, We didnt all film together, but we had a big trailer park for all the cast. There were so many famous people in there, we used to talk about being on Liam Neeson Way or Emma Thompson Road or Hugh Grant Avenue. And it was a masterpiece of diplomacy, too we all had the same size and type of trailer. Linney remembered the place having a warm sense of community. One scene was lifted directly from Four Weddings and a Funeral. In Four Weddings and a Funeral, also penned by Curtis, Grants character Charles flirts with a woman at a wedding by mocking the terrible catering, only to discover she is the caterer. The scene was cut from the 1. Kris Marshall acting out the flirtatious faux pas. In the commentary track, Curtis admits that some drafts of the Love Actually script still had Charless name on portions of the scene. The late Joanna was played by a real life Curtis crush. In the commentary, Curtis also confessed his affection and admiration for writer director Rebecca Frayn and how it led to a heartbreaking scene in Love Actually. Shes uncredited in the film because she never has a scene to perform. But when Curtis needed images to create a slideshow of Sams beloved mumDaniels departed wife, he turned to Frayn, asking for all the prettiest pictures of her from her whole life. In real life, Frayn is married to Oscar nominated Scottish producer Andy Harries. Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' title='Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' />Torrentz domain names are for sale. Send an offer to contactinventoris. Tabtight professional, free when you need it, VPN service. Emma Thompson shot her crying scene 1. Arguably the saddest moment in Love Actually is when Thompsons character realizes her husband is unfaithful. In the privacy of their bedroom, she listens to Joni Mitchells Both Sides Now and weeps. We decided to do it like how Mike Newell did it in Four WeddingsI shot in medium wide, and didnt move the camera, Curtis recalled. We just let it happen, and Emma walked into the room 1. Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' title='Ace Ventura Pet Detective Full Movie In Hindi' />It was an amazing feat of acting. He also noted this was the only scene she was asked to perform that day. Hugh Grant did not want to dance. Though he and Curtis had worked together on Notting Hill, Bridget Joness Diary, and Four Weddings and a Funeral, they had a deep disagreement on how the Prime Minister should be played. Grant wanted it to be a grounded performance and resented Curtiss push to make the part more whimsical. This came to a head when shooting the dance number, which Grant refused to rehearse. He kept on putting it off, and he didnt like the songit was originally a Jackson 5 song, but we couldnt get itso he was hugely unhappy about it, Curtis explained. We didnt shoot it until the final day and it went so well that when we edited it, it had gone too well, and he was singing along with the words It was a tricky thing to cut, but the final result with Girls Alouds cover of Jump For My Love speaks for itself. Real PM Tony Blair found it impossible to live up to Grants fictional one. In 2. 00. 5, when facing criticism for his dealings with the United States, Blair responded by saying, I know theres a bit of us that would like me to do a Hugh Grant in Love Actually and tell America where to get off. But the difference between a good film and real life is that in real life theres the next day, the next year, the next lifetime to contemplate the ruinous consequences of easy applause. It took 4. 5 minutes to pick out Aurelias underwear. When the loose pages of Jamies in progress novel blow into a nearby lake, Aurelia Lcia Moniz is quick to strip down and dive in to rescue them. But in the DVD commentary, Curtis admits that what she wore beneath her cozy sweater was a major matter of debate that involved a lengthy meeting with his producers and 2. Simon Pegg auditioned for the film. Before he broke out with 2. Shaun of the Dead, Pegg was best known for his work on the British sitcom Spaced. It was in this stage of his career that he was eyed for the role of Rufus, the jewelry salesman in Love Actually.