If my wife hadn’t kept the old phone containing my still current phone number, we’d never have got in touch after college and we wouldn’t now be married and expectant parents.
It’s the butterfly effect in full…effect?
Sliding Doors takes this idea and shows us the results of such a simple thing – missing a train.
It’s essentially a romantic story with a gimmick, but it’s thoughtfully made, with a Brit cast that nails our eccentricities, so I can’t hold that against it.
Hannah is charming, whilst Paltrow provides a believable portrayal that brings both stories together into a decent whole.