The Leap Years (also known as Leap of Love) is a Singaporefilm produced by MediaCorp Raintree Pictures, based on the novella Leap of Love by the author Catherine Lim. The production for the film started in 2005, and the film was initially to be released in December 2005 release. It was ultimately released on February 29, 2008 in Singapore.
Li-Ann, a single and attractive teacher in a Singaporean girl's school teaches her students about an obscure leap year custom practiced in Ireland, where men cannot refuse a proposal or date from a woman should she do so on February 29; and chances upon Jeremy at Windows Cafe who becomes a major part of her love life.
In the original story, the cafe was called the Blue Paradise Café, while in the movie it was Windows Cafe. (Windows Cafe was an actual restaurant at Club Street, Singapore, at the time the movie was filmed. Though by the time the film opened, it had been replaced by a new restaurant called Seven On Club.)
Wong Lilin as Li-Ann (younger years - ages 24 to 36)