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Your Friends and Neighbors

R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Restless and unhappy, two couples get caught up in infidelity and deception. Barry (Aaron Eckhart) is a sullen businessman married to Mary (Amy Brenneman), a writer who is unsatisfied with their relationship. Mary begins an affair with Jerry (Ben Stiller), a smug theater professor and husband of her friend, Terri (Catherine Keener), who is also a writer. Adding to the adulterous mix are Cary (Jason Patric), a callous doctor, and Cheri (Nastassja Kinski), an art-gallery assistant.

Cast: Amy Brenneman , Aaron Eckhart , Catherine Keener , Nastassja Kinski , Jason Patric , Ben Stiller , Josh Dotson , Lola Glaudini

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Gramercy Pictures

Your Friends and Neighbors (1998)

Release Date: August 19th, 1998|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • LaBute achieves a bracing originality by observing human folly as a means to understand rather than condemn. Love or hate his films, LaBute is one of the most challenging filmmakers to emerge in years. show more

  • This is an embarrassing film. It's a sex comedy that sets itself up as a satire of middle-class mores, except there's no truth behind any of its observations. LaBute tries to be shocking and manages only to be shockingly puerile -- tasteless in a high-school-boyish sort of way. show more

  • Offers a brilliant raw look at sexual heeling. [19 August 1998, p. 35] show more

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