One man is about to do the unthinkable. No sex. Whatsoever. For 40 days and 40 nights. Nicole broke up with Matt months ago and is now engaged to someone else. He’s very good-looking and has no trouble finding other lovers, but that doesn’t help because he’s still obsessed with wanting her back. Then he gets the inspiration that swearing off sex for Lent (all forms of sexual activity, even kissing or masturbation) will give him the perspective he needs. So of course a few days later he meets a woman and they fall in love. Now Matt sees his vow as a personal matter, and won’t even tell her about it, but his friends think otherwise, and now the complications begin… —IMDb
Michael Stephen Lehmann (born March 30, 1957) is an American film and television director.
Early life and career
Lehmann attended Columbia University. His first job in the film industry was answering phones at Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope film company. Later he supervised cameras on films that included 1983’s The Outsiders. Lehmann attended film school at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and graduated in 1985. While at USC he made a student film, Beaver Gets a Boner, the title of which he believes helped get the attention of film executives who would later hire him.
Lehmann is probably most noted for directing the black comedy Heathers. He also directed 40 Days and 40 Nights, The Truth About Cats & Dogs, Hudson Hawk, Meet the Applegates, Airheads and Because I Said So.
Lehmann directed his first television commercial via the Leo Burnett Company in June 1996 for McDonald’s. Lehmann also directs for television, and has worked on the short lived… read more
I remember seeing Shannon Sossamon in this and being all, "Yeah! I want to meet a woman like that after my heart is emotionally torn to shreds and I want to die because Vinessa Shaw pooed in my brain!" Sadly, after having my heart torn asunder by a different woman, Shannon has yet to appear. Maybe she just hates Vinessa Shaw and avenges her evil ways? I dunno. There were a lot of boobs in this.