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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
A man approaching middle age decides to change his life. A rising young attorney's plans are thrown into disarray as the result of a single act. A woman faces her husband's infidelity. A businessman seeks revenge on a cheerful coworker and an optimistic young cleaning woman awaits a miracle. Just the ebb and flow of daily New York life: chaotic, isolated, diffuse. Five contemporary stories are woven together into a single tale that examines the dramatic impact people have on one another.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , John Turturro , Alan Arkin , Clea DuVall , Amy Irving , Barbara Sukowa , David Connolly , Tia Texada

Director: Jill Sprecher

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)

Release Date: May 24th, 2002|1 hr. 43 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It takes a while for this oddball film -- a mosaic of stories in the style of "Magnolia" -- to take hold, but when it does, it grabs you hard. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    What's exciting is that the Sprechers have delved into territory that is normally the domain of literature and have emerged with a film that's neither overly literary nor simplistic. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Mostly this elegant little film is a case study in the inconsistency of thoughts and feelings. Here, moralists break commandments, intellectuals act emotionally, and cynics have moments of idealism. show more

  • May 02, 2010 drarthurwells
    Report This User

    Intertwining human drama stories, well done in all departments. Entertaining though some loose ends remain at the end.

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