Photographer Steve (Russell Crowe) and teacher Monica (Salma Hayek) relate the passage of their intense love affair. In the beginning, all was love and champagne, but after two and a half years the pair broke up. Each was reluctant to contact the other, but when Steve gave in they were reunited. After a celebratory meal, however, the bickering began again. Numerous break-ups and reconciliations later, the couple at last seemed ready to make it to the altar.A. Confidential' and 'Proof of Life'.