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Sweetnight Goodheart (2001)


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Peter cooks dinner in his modern flat. As he frantically prepares the meal, he runs through how he is going to break up with his girlfriend, Juliet. Juliet arrives home amazed at the jobs around the house that Peter has undertaken that day and the meal that he is cooking for her.

Over dinner, Peter tries to give his prepared speech. However, he is interrupted when the telephone rings ends up getting confused. Juliet rings work to say that she will not be able to make it in that evening. During this phone conversation, Juliet, having misunderstood what Peter was trying to say, lets slip that Peter has just asked her to marry him.

The doorbell rings, and Peter, confused, opens the door; it is Juliet's mother. Juliet tells her mother of the proposal, while continuing to spread the news on the phone. Soon the flat is full of friends, family and strangers, as two ambulance men who have just dropped off a patient join the party. Peter stops the party and in front of the guests attempts to speak his mind. Finally, he does ask Juliet to marry him. He points out that he had never actually asked her; Juliet, in turn, admits that she had realised this - pointing out that she had not actually agreed to marry him.