• Gaudi Afternoon (2001)

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Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: September 24th, 2002

R|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Translator Cassandra Reilly (Judy Davis) is an American expatriate who has just about had her fill of Barcelona, Spain -- that is, until the mysterious Frankie Stevens (Marcia Gay Harden) enlists her to play detective and find her missing husband. Eager for excitement, Cassandra takes the job but discovers that all is not what it seems when Frankie's husband, Ben (Lili Taylor), turns out to be a woman, and their real battle is not one for divorce but for custody of their child.

Cast: Judy Davis, Marcia Gay Harden, Lili Taylor, Juliette Lewis, Courtney Jines, Christopher Bowen, María Barranco

Director: Susan Seidelman

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Lolafilms S.A.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Even with its over-the-top performances, Gaudi Afternoon is an emotionally and intellectually subtle work. show more

  • Gaudi Afternoon, adapted from Barbara Wilson's novel, is a setup for a smart ensemble comedy, and the cast delivers in hilarious deadpan style. show more

  • Beautifully photographed and fitfully amusing, Gaudi Afternoon would be an impressive film from a first-timer, but Seidelman is experienced enough to know she should have told the actors not to camp things up so excessively. show more

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