Best friends – one a straight woman, Abbie, the other a gay man, Robert – who decide to have a child together. Five years later, Abbie falls in love with a heterosexual man and wants to move away with him and Robert's little boy Sam, and a nasty custody battle ensues.
In the original script, Abbie worked as a swimming instructor. After reading it, Madonna decided that the character should be a yoga instructor.
The house that Rupert Everett stays at is actually Cecil B. DeMille's old house.
Rupert Everett's own black Labrador Moise appears as the family pet