The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing Abbie and Robert are best friends with so much in common - a joyful, unconventional approach to life; quick wit and intelligence; an endearing impulsiveness ... and miserable luck in love.

They would make the perfect couple, but one thing prevents them from looking to each other for romance - Robert is gay. A day comes however, when too many cocktails and a twist of fate takes them to a new level of intimacy .. and turns them into parents. A whole new world has opened up for them, and for the sake of their son, Abbie and Robert decide to live together as a family. Theirs may not be the perfect family - but it is the next best thing.

10 No persons under 10
108 minutes

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CastMadonna, Rupert Everett, Illeana Douglas, Michael Vartan, Josef Sommer
DirectorJohn Schlesinger
Formats VHS
SA DistributorSter-Kinekor

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