R | | Drama, Romance
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
5 November 1999 | The Woof (firstname.lastname@example.org)
10 | One of my faves of the year...simply great.
This movie was a joy to watch. I didn't know what to expect when I came into it. I had heard the buzz of the acting ...
Sam Mendes cut much of Barbara's dialogue, including conversations between her and Colonel Fitts, as he felt that what needed to be said about the pair-their humanity and vulnerability-was conveyed successfully through their shared moments of silence.
I need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy who's gonna spray his shorts whenever I bring a girlfriend home from school. What a lame-o. Someone really should just put him out of his misery.
Ricky Fitts: Want me to kill him for you?
Jane Burnham: Yeah. Would ...
When Lester is singing "American Woman" in his car, buildings from Burbank, California (including the building bearing "The Disney Channel" logo at the time) are clearly seen in the reflection of his windshield. The telephone area codes and newspapers set the film in the Chicago area.
thanks to all at the Donmar Warehouse in London and Dr. Bill and Alice
$861,531 (USA) (19 September 1999)
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