The Sweeter Side of Life

Synopsis: Pampered Manhattan housewife Desiree Harper has it all. That is until her husband unexpectedly dumps her for his acupuncturist. Faced with an airtight prenup, Desiree reluctantly lands a job making cupcakes at her father's bakery in Flemington, NJ. She soon discovers there's more to life than 5th Avenue and true love can be even sweeter in small town America.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Michael Damian
Production: Motion Picture Corporation of America
81 min


Woke up on a summer day

The birds above

come out to play

They're chirping

outside my window

La da da da

The sun is shining

in the sky

I think I know

the reason why

And it's okay

It's so fine

Everything will

be just fine

It's time to shine

It's a beautiful day

It's a beautiful day

Won't let anything

in the way

No more rain

No more clouds

No more doubt

It's a beautiful day

It's a beautiful day

Won't let anything

in the way

No more rain

No more clouds

No more pain

No more frowns

It's a beautiful day

Andrei, door.

Sure, sure.

Hmm... Mrs. Crosby.

Eating again?

- Hello, Coco.

- Good morning.

- Good morning, Mrs. Harper.

- Hi, Andrei.

Your husband was

out of here early.

- Hmm. Such is the life of a surgeon.

- Yes, indeed.

- Bye-bye.

- Bye-bye.

It's a beautiful day

It's a beautiful day

Won't let anything

in the way

No more rain

No more clouds

No more doubt

It's a beautiful day

It's a beautiful day

Won't let anything

in the way

It's a beautiful day

Oh, my.

What's the weight limit

for Spandex?

120, tops.

- Come on, Desiree!

- Whoo! Whoops!

You call that a punch?

You're hitting

like a girlie girl.

Come on, Desiree!

Come on!

Neutralize your opponent!


Oh. Sorry.

I love it.

Lunch at one?



So, Lana,

tell us about Rudolpho.

Mm. It's Renaldo.

And I just found out he has a wife

and three kids back in Argentina.

Who cares as long as his family

stays over there, right?

I'd care.

Oh, my gosh, it's Dr. Fisher,

best surgeon in town.


Dr. Fisher! Hi!



Oh, Mrs. Harper!

- Let me get your bag.

- Thank you, Andrei.

Oh, they're heavy.

How are you?

Ah, you should see the summer

collection at Coccinelle.

Really. I can't wait.

Mm, blinis and caviar for me.

Hummus and carrots for him.

Dr. Harper's office.

- Hi, Linda.

- Hi, Desiree.

So is my husband

on his way home?

Uh, didn't he text you?

No, no, no,

I didn't get his text.

He had a last-minute


He has a last-minute surgery?

- It was a bunion flare-up.

- Tonight?

Yes, tonight. Would you

like me to leave a message?

Oh. Uh, no, no, um...

no message.

All right.


Happy Anniversary, Wade.

You all right?

Do I look all right?

You know, Desiree,

you shouldn't consume so much dairy.

Oh, really, Doctor?

Who spiked your prune juice?

Well, let me see.

Maybe it's the Cristal

that I had,

by myself, on our anniversary.

Our anniversary?

How could you forget?


I'm leaving you.


I'm in love

with my acupuncturist.

You've been getting


- Yes.

- But...

you hate pain.

It isn't really painful.

It's quite relaxing, actually.

She's very gentle.

I don't care if she puts you

into a tantric coma!

I meant to tell you sooner.

- Sooner? - We've been seeing

each other for eight months.

Well, that's very sneaky of you.

What's her name?


Olive. Like...

the cocktail condiment?

How old is she?

I can see that you're not

taking this very well.

How old is she, Wade?


Just stop before things

get any worse!

"Worse?" How could

things get any worse?

Wade wants a divorce,

and you don't get a dime.

How is that possible?

It's possible because you,

against my vehement protests,

signed a pre-nup,

which is the nastiest,

most malignant piece of one-sided schlock

ever been drafted

on the island of Manhattan.

Thank you, Eddie.

That makes me feel so much better.

Anything else?

Well, yeah.

He's also filed

a restraining order against you.

- What?

- Apparently,

you turned into

some kind of crazed ninja

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