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Walking and Talking (1996)Walking and Talking (1996)

Walking and Talking (1996)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0

movie

Germany, UK

English

Grown-up Comedy

1996

Female director, Nicole Holofcener

Alice Drummond, Allison Janney, Amy Braverman

86 min

Synopsis

Just as Amelia thinks she's over her anxiety and insecurity, her best friend announces her engagement, bringing her anxiety and insecurity right back.

Our Take

7.0
Sabrina

As Nicole Holofcener’s directorial debut, Walking and Talking stands out not only for its honest dialogue and wonderful performance from the young Catherine Keener, but also for its portrayal of female friendship in a genre which too often portrays mindless cliches. The movie focuses on two best friends as one of them gets engaged and the other fears their friendship is getting lost in the middle of the excitement around her friend’s marriage. Catherine Keener does a brilliant job as the likable but depressed friend and Anne Heche does an equally as good job playing her sympathetic half. A great movie if you’re in the mood for something sweet, honest and sometimes sad.

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