• Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

Beatriz at Dinner

Release Date: June 9th, 2017

DVD Release Date: September 12th, 2017

R |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Beatriz is a Los Angeles massage therapist and holistic healer who drives to the seaside mansion of her client Cathy. When her old Volkswagen breaks down, she receives a friendly invitation from Cathy to stay for a seemingly innocent business dinner. As the guests arrive and the wine starts to flow, Beatriz finds herself in an escalating war of words with Doug Strutt, a ruthless real estate mogul who cares more about money than people.

Cast: Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Chloë Sevigny, Jay Duplass, Amy Landecker, David Warshofsky, John Early

Director: Miguel Arteta

Genres: Dark comedy

Production Co: Killer Films, Bron Studios

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

Keywords: 2010s, Rousing, Pursuit, Intense, Rivalry, Car, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 45
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Somehow, the blistering comedy you would expect never quite manifests, and instead we get a lot of on-the-nose sermonizing and weak-tea social commentary. show more

  • 50
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    A little more subtlety and a more nuanced approach to the dynamics of this culture clash would have made the film that little bit more effective. show more

  • 80
    Anthony KaufmanScreen International

    The film’s second act is near spot-on comedy of discomfort. show more

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