I Could Never Be Your Woman is a 2007 American romantic comedy film directed and written by Amy Heckerling and starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd. The film was released on May 11 in Spain, July 18 in Belgium, September 14 in Brazil, September 20 in Greece and October 19 in Taiwan. The film was not released theatrically in the United States, instead going direct to DVD on February 12, 2008. It was also sent straight to DVD in Italy (February 6), the UK (July 14), Finland (August 6), Australia, Iceland (both August 27) and Germany (December 11). It also went direct to DVD on February 1, 2011 in France.
Rosie (Michelle Pfeiffer), a scriptwriter for a TV show, falls for a younger man, Adam (Paul Rudd), while her daughter Izzie (Saoirse Ronan) falls in love for the first time herself. Meanwhile, the narrator, Mother Nature (Tracey Ullman), discusses their fates with Rosie.
A number of British comedy actors have roles in the film, including David Mitchell, Mackenzie Crook, Steve Pemberton, Olivia Colman, Phil Cornwell and Sarah Alexander, as well as Irish comedy actors Graham Norton and Ed Byrne.
Heckerling's inspiration for I Could Never Be Your Woman came from her own personal