Fast Food, Fast Women (2001)



Critic Consensus: Fast Food, Fast Women tries too hard to be kooky and charming.

Movie Info

Amos Kollek directs this quiet, understated comedy about lonely hearts and empty pockets in New York. Pushing 40, Bella (Anna Thomson) works as a waitress at small downtown diner in Manhattan. Her elderly regulars include Paul (Robert Modica), a lovelorn retiree who scours the personal ads and his ill-tempered buddies Seymour (Victor Argo) and Graham (Mark Margolis), who are more than a little disparaging toward Paul's attempts at finding love. Involved in a 12-year relationship with married … More

Rating: R (for sexuality/nudity and language)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Amos Kollek
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 19, 2002
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as Bella

as Sherry-Lynn

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Critic Reviews for Fast Food, Fast Women

All Critics (45) | Top Critics (20)

Despite some lovely moments ... Fast Food Fast Women operates like a sitcom.

Full Review… | November 25, 2002
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Nothing runs very deep, or very diverting ... in this overplayed, underwritten slice of (love-)life.

July 12, 2001
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Tries hard to be charming, but succeeds only occasionally.

Full Review… | July 6, 2001
Washington Post
Top Critic

An incoherent jumble of characters and situations.

Full Review… | July 6, 2001
Washington Post
Top Critic

Has a vacant, inept, why-oh-why feeling from its opening minutes and only gets worse.

Full Review… | June 29, 2001
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Naive as Kollek's writing is, there's something winning about his sympathy with out-of-step characters.

June 29, 2001
Boston Globe
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