A Walk on the Moon (1999)
Average Rating: 6.7/10
Reviews Counted: 36
Fresh: 26 | Rotten: 10
No consensus yet.
Average Rating: 6.5/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 2
No consensus yet.
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 9,804
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
Mar 26, 1999 Wide
Oct 2, 2001
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.
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.
Audience Reviews for A Walk on the Moon
Movies Like A Walk on the Moon
- Lilian Kantrowitz: You think you're the only one who's dream didn't come true?
Discuss A Walk on the Moon on our Movie forum!