• Love Liza (2002)

Love Liza

Release Date: December 30th, 2002

DVD Release Date: May 27th, 2003

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

After his wife commits suicide, a distraught man (Philip Seymour Hoffman) begins to sniff gasoline and search for answers.

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Jack Kehler, Sarah Koskoff, Stephen Tobolowsky, Erika Alexander, J.D. Walsh, Kevin Breznahan

Director: Todd Louiso

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sony Pictures Classics

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie proceeds with a hypnotic relentlessness that hesitates between horror and black comedy. show more

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Hoffman's acting is poignant and compassionate, etching a profoundly sad character with no trace of compromise, and Bates gives one of her most controlled performances ever. show more

  • 75
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    An oddly endearing little chamber piece that provides a terrific showcase for Hoffman, surely the best actor who has never been nominated for an Oscar. show more

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