A Walk on the Moon (1999)
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Tony Goldwyn's A Walk on the Moon is a wonderfully realized, nostalgic (if you are as old as I am) melodrama set during the summer of 1969. It is a time of change across America--sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll--and a historic year in the space program, but not everything is in upheaval. Pearl Katrowitz, a thirty-year-old Brooklyn housewife (Diane Lane), is spending the summer, as she has for the last decade, at Dr. Fleigel's Bungalow Colony in the Catskills. Along with her daughter, son, and
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Mortensen as Lane's clandestine love interest is nothing but a symbol of beauty and freedom.
Romance novel material, albeit it gussied up in a handsome, well-made package.
How many films are about a woman's sexual awakening? A film that puts a woman's desire before family without offering a moral judgment or offering a male fantasy?
would make a fine companion piece to Ang Lee's 'The Ice Storm,' another tale of unhappy people trying to find themselves -- or lose themselves -- in other people's beds.
Actor Tony Goldwyn makes a striking directorial debut with the deeply nostalgic, truly heartwarming A Walk on the Moon.
A beautifully acted drama about infidelity in the summer of 1969 when astronauts landed on the moon and the counterculture celebrated sexual liberation at Woodstock.
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