Amy Adams' Leap Year releasing on 8 January

MUMBAI: Oscar-nominated Amy Adams‘ latest film Leap Year is set for release on 8 January.

In the Anand Tucker-directed movie, Adams plays Anna, a frustrated New Yorker who decides she can‘t wait to be asked the marriage question, so she heads to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend (Adam Scott) on leap day.

The only thing that doesn‘t co-operate with Anna‘s plan is the Irish weather. So when her flight on the way to Dublin is re-directed to Cardiff, Wales, she ends up on a boat across the stormy Irish Sea to Ireland. Then she sets out on a cross-country trek to Dublin, aided by Declan, a cynical innkeeper (Matthew Goode) who‘s been paid to get her there by 29 February.

Said Adams, "In the beginning, I play the modern woman who thinks she knows where she is going," notes Adams of her character. Then she loses control, but by doing so, she finds out who she is and what she wants."

Adams earned her second Academy Award nomination for her nun portrayal opposite Streep‘s stern Sister Aloysius in Doubt. And the 35 year old actress might pick up another Oscar nod for her Julie Powell to Streep‘s Julia Child in the year‘s well-received comedy, Julie and Julia.

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