By day, Richard Haig is a successful and well-respected English professor at renowned Trinity College in Cambridge. By night, Richard indulges his own romantic fantasies with a steady stream of beautiful undergraduates.
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The sympathetic womaniser as a Byronic hero is not one that transcends the #metoo and #timesup fallout. Admittedly, it's a rom-com which encourages chocolate-box sentiment, but the protagonist, an English professor, stripped of representative intellectual rigour is at least troublesome. All actors are a delight let down by a script that miserably fails the Bechdel test and progressive representations of ethnicity.