A Walk on the Moon (1999)
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The personal turning points of a family in crisis are portrayed against the backdrop of one of America's most tumultuous summers in this drama. In 1969, Pearl Kantrowitz (Diane Lane) is spending the summer at a resort in the Catskills. Married to TV repairman Marty (Liev Schreiber) and the mother of two children, respectably middle-class Pearl feels trapped by domestic life and inwardly lusts after a traveling salesman named Walker (Viggo Mortensen). When Marty is called back to the city one
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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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