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My Dinner with Andre (1981)

My Dinner with Andre
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Wallace Shawn Wallace Shawn
Wally Shawn
Andre Gregory Andre Gregory
Andre Gregory
Jean Lenauer Jean Lenauer
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Roy Butler Roy Butler
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9 years, 8 months ago at Oct 29 2:23
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Wally, a struggling playwright, has fallen back on acting. He is narrating his story all through the movie. He is on his way to meet an acquaintance he hasn't seen in years, Andre, a former actor and director, who has left theater. The entire movie takes place while the two men are having dinner, and discuss a variety of subjects.

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4 years, 6 months ago at Dec 27 18:22
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Isn't it weird that Wallace Shawn's character in this film is also named Wallace Shawn? heeheehee. Basically, My Dinner With Andre has no plot to speak of. It is Wallace having a dinner / conversation with Andre Gregory. They don't generally play themselves but something that can be said as a reel version of their real self. In the opening five minutes of the film, Shawn brings us to date why he i... read more

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5 years, 10 months ago at Sep 21 13:56
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It seems ironic at how little I have to say about such a wordy film, but it's just simply brilliant.
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A bold experiment in film narrative that paid off in critical raves and cult status, Louis Malle's drama consists almost entirely of the dinner conversation of two real-life friends. More or less playing themselves, Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn wrote their own dialogue, which ranges in subject from the New York theater world to rain forests, and in tone from hilarious to heartbreaking.
Release date: 11 October 1981
UPC: 720917504322
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