For Richer or Poorer (1997)

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Romantic comedy. New York business mogul Brad Sexton and his wife Caroline have long fallen out of love and now she decides to file for divorce. At the same time, Brad's trusted finance man Bob is caught by the government for embezzlement and tax evasion, and flees the country. With Bob and Caroline's names on the tax paperwork, they are sought by the tax authorities, and in a panic they flee to the countryside in a stolen taxi. After crashing the taxi into a lake and spending a night in a field they come upon a tranquil Amish community, where, posing as the residents' cousins Jacob and Emma Yoder, they hide out and eventually fit in, working the land and bringing some new colour to the settlement's dress sense. But the tax man is on their heels and works out where they are hiding, by which time the Sextons have learnt to appreciate life and each other again.

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