Its razor-sharp script by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and the hilariously deadpan comic performances by Ben Kingsley and Tea Leoni make it a consistent pleasure. show more
Leoni is one of the truly distinctive comic actresses we have in the movies today, a tough broad with murderously effective timing and phrasing. show more
Dahl found the right actors for every part - Bill Pullman as the cynical Realtor hired to look after Frank, Luke Wilson as the gay AA member assigned as Frank's sponsor, and the always amusing Dennis Farina as Irish mobster Edward O'Leary. show more
Bravo, Bravo and Bravo.....The acting was so amazing that I thought that I was watching Piaf, it was a little disjointed, but I will never forget this movie. The acting pierced my soul.
Such a lovely atmosphere where good food and cheer come together.