But Annie's relationship with her straight-laced fiancé Walter is unlike her dream love life in the movie Die große Liebe meines Lebens (1957).
She even writes to Sam proposing they meet atop the Empire State ...
Although Jonah misses his mother, he wants his father to get a new wife despite Sam having not even contemplated dating again.
On Christmas Eve, Sam (on Jonah's initiative) ends up pouring his heart out on a national radio talk show about his magical and perfect marriage to Maggie, and how much he still misses her.
See full summary » After his wife Maggie passes away, Sam Baldwin and his 8-year-old son Jonah relocate from Chicago to Seattle to escape the grief associated with Maggie's death.
Among the many women who hear Sam's story and fall in love with him solely because of it is Annie Reed, a Baltimore-based newspaper writer.Annie's infatuation with Sam's story and by association Sam himself is despite being already engaged.