Saturday, August 1, 2009

The Proposal

Margaret Tate is the executive editor-in-chief of a book publishing company, Colden Books. with a handsome assistant Andrew Paxton. All her staffs hate her including his assistant. Upon knowing that she is getting deported from America, she forces Andrew to marry her, Andrew hate the idea. They went straight to the immigration office to make them legal couple so that Margaret won't get deported and stay as executive editor. Mr Gilbertson, who is in charged of the case so that both Andrew and Margaret marriage is not fraudulent. Andrew who hates the idea at first agrees with Margaret idea but with one condition that he is promoted to the position of editor and his manuscript be published. Margaret agrees and was force to propose nicely to him on her knees in the streets of New York.

The couple was forced to spend the weekend with his parents in Sitka Alaska in order to cover the lie, to attend the 90th birthday party of Andrew's grandmother. Upon arriving, she was shocked to learn that Andrew's family owns most of the business in Sitka. They attend a surprise party for them, where Andrew catches up with his ex-girlfriend, Gertrude. Andrew was humiliated by his father, Joe Paxton during a conversation and all of a sudden, Andrew announces that he and Margaret are getting married. The couple was shown to their room with Gammy giving them a special blanket. Andrew and Margaret sleep separately - Andrew on the floor and Margaret in the bed. The next morning, Margaret goes outside while talking on the phone without knowing that Kevin, the family dog follows her and is swooped up by an eagle. She gets Kevin back, but the eagle instead takes her phone. Andrew, having seen the commotion, informs her that she, his mother Grace and Gammy are going shopping. Margaret comes home and takes a shower, but finds no towels but was stopped by Kevin. Meanwhile, Andrew confronts his father and telling him that he's happy in New York. He goes to the balcony of their room, stripping naked. They both naked and run into each other. That night, Andrew and Margaret tell each other a little about their past, and find out they like the same band.

Next morning, Andrew's parents show up with breakfast and suggest they could marry the same weekend, and they reluctantly accept. Andrew is stressed because the marriage is actually a sham, and Margaret tries to comfort him, finding herself genuinely caring for him. To sort out her emotions, she goes for a bike ride into the woods to clear her mind where she finds Gammy doing a tribal dance to giving thanks. Gammy invites her to join her. Margaret was taken by Gammy and Grace to be fitted into a dress that Gammy's great grandmother made, and a necklace that's been in the Paxton family for generations. Feeling guilty and to make matter worse, Andrew's dad contacted Mr. Gilbertson who then tell the couple were in trouble making a false arragement for marry. During the wedding ceremony, Margaret decides she cannot do this to Andrew and confesses the business arrangement in front of everyone. She had 24 hours to leave America, as she was packing her things at her office, Andrew shows up at the office and confesses his love for Margaret in front of the entire office staff, proposing marriage all over again. They go to Mr. Gilbertson once more to get engaged "for real".

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