Collette plays Muriel Heslop, a lonely young woman, in this romantic dramedy written and directed by P.J. Hogan. Muriel dreams of her wedding day but has never had a date. She seizes an opportunity to change her life, hoping for her happily ever after. Co-starring Rachel Griffiths. On the film’s cult status:
I can tell it still resonates on a certain level because people quote lines to me, and continue to want to talk about it. It’s incredible, really. It’s been 20 years since I made it. For it to have such a long-lasting effect is amazing, amazing!