• Ira and Abby (2007)

Ira and Abby

Release Date: September 14th, 2007

DVD Release Date: January 29th, 2008

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

A rocky road is ahead when Ira (Chris Messina), a neurotic doctoral candidate, meets and marries Abby (Jennifer Westfeldt), a free-spirit, almost on a whim. The pair enjoy marital bliss for awhile, but the relationship hits the skids when Ira learns Abby is twice-divorced. The marriage breaks apart, but the lovers have yet to realize that they may not be able to live without one another.

Cast: Chris Messina, Jennifer Westfeldt, Frances Conroy, Fred Willard, Judith Light, Robert Klein, Maddie Corman, Jason Alexander

Director: Robert Cary

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Team Todd

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    To do rough justice to this special treat in not much space, let me first stipulate that it evokes any number of Woody Allen films, thanks to its therapy-centric characters and its Upper West Side milieu. show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Works its way under your skin, and then into your heart. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    The film may be slight, but it is not stupid, and director Robert Cary keeps both stickiness and shtickiness at bay. show more

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