Year: 2006
USA: Strand Releasing
Cast: Justin Kirk, Gretchen Mol, Elizabeth Reaser, Jennifer Dundas, Julianne Nicholson, Tina Benko, Brian Letscher, Will Bozarth, Kate Simses, Ken Barnett, Terrence Riordan
Director: Maria Maggenti
Country: USA
USA: 82 mins
USA Release Date: 2 February 2007 (Limited Release - New York and Los Angeles)
US Distributor

A story about chance encounters, excuses and inter-relationships unfolds in PUCCINI FOR BEGINNERS, a sophisticated screwball sex comedy about one woman's struggle to make a commitment.

Allegra (Elizabeth Reaser) is attracted to Philip (Justin Kirk) and also loves Samantha (Julianne Nicholson) but their relationship doesn't last when Samantha leaves Allegra.

Grace (Gretchen Mol) is attracted to Allegra but also loves Philip who won't marry her. When Philip meets Allegra he leaves Grace. Allegra doesn't realize they're ex-lovers.