Winslet plays Iris Simpkins, a British woman with relationship problems, in this romantic comedy written and directed by Nancy Meyers. After her boyfriend gets engaged to another woman, Iris, needing to get away, swaps homes for the holidays with Amanda Woods (Cameron Diaz) from Los Angeles and begins to recover. Co-starring Jude Law and Jack Black.
The Holiday is not a chick flick. I dont feel like this is a chick flick. Thats not me trying to sort of plug or sell the movie in a whole other way, but I dont because you know it really is about relationships. Its about two separate relationships that happen with women and men.