• Me Without You (2001)

Me Without You

Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: June 17th, 2003

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly (Michelle Williams) and Marina (Anna Friel) make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of divorcing parents, experimental drugs and fashionable self-destruction. But for Holly, a friendship that has never been equal gradually starts to feel like a trap.

Cast: Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Kyle MacLachlan, Oliver Milburn, Trudie Styler, Marianne Denicourt, Nicky Henson, Allan Corduner

Director: Sandra Goldbacher

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Fireworks Pictures

Keywords: England, Best friend, 1970s, Friendship, 2000s, Growing up, Brooding, Rivalry, 1990s, Love triangle, 1980s, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    The only the bum steer in Me Without You comes in the person of Daniel, played by Kyle MacLachlan of "Twin Peaks" fame. It's hard to tell whether MacLachlan was dealt a bum hand in an otherwise fine screenplay or acted on auto-pilot. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Has a bracing truth that's refreshing after the phoniness of female-bonding pictures like "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood." show more

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A chick movie? Well, yes, but it's a whole lot cooler than that one with the "Ya-Ya's" in the title. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)