About

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad's loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a journalist, Annie who flies to Seattle, to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.

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Directed by

Nora Ephron

Written by

David S. Ward (Screenplay)
Nora Ephron (Screenplay)
Jeff Arch (Screenplay)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?

Cast

Keywords

woman director friendship parent child relationship loss of loved one radio journalist love of one's life radio station airplane lovesickness unsociability seattle baltimore radio presenter radio transmission christmas party fiancé observation deck

Photos

Lists

#45 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen David S. Ward

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song