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Release Date: October 6th, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2007

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
New York City musician Mel (Matthew Modine) is a womanizer with serious commitment issues. Nonetheless, he tries for some intimacy by moving in with his girlfriend and subletting his apartment to an attractive biologist named Ginger (Gina Gershon). But, after living with his girlfriend goes awry, Mel negotiates to come back and live with Ginger. Although they argue at first, they eventually become close friends. These new circumstances puts Mel's Casanova ethos to the test.

Cast: Matthew Modine, Gina Gershon, Christy Scott Cashman, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Kevin J. O'Connor, Fisher Stevens, Gloria Reuben, Eddie Kaye Thomas

Director: Claudia Myers

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Michael Mailer, Saint-Aire

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  • You gotta give credit to any first-time direc tor who attempts an homage to classic screwball comedies on a shoestring budget, even if Kettle of Fish ends up not exactly being the catch of the week. show more

  • Writer-director Claudia Myers' clunky debut feature makes the case that first-timers should probably focus on either writing or directing. show more

  • It's a sorry state of affairs when a goldfish and a frog (Ginger's prize specimen, unsubtly named Casanova) have more chemistry than a romantic comedy's human leads. show more

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