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This Party features a killer cast and many funny scenes, but the movie feels like nothing more than an excuse for the actors to emote. Read critic reviews

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In the next 24 hours, Joe (Alan Cumming) and Sally Therrian's (Jennifer Jason Leigh) roller-coaster marriage will go through an unexpected transformation - witnessed and abetted by their closest friends at an anniversary party that will not soon be forgotten. As the party games grow serious, what becomes clear is that Joe and Sally stand on the precipice of change, asking the questions facing all modern relationships.

Cast & Crew

Alan Cumming
Joe Therrian
Steven Freedman
Yoga Instructor
Parker Posey
Judy Adams
Owen Kline
Jack Gold
John Bailey
Director of Photography
Michael Penn
Original Music
Christopher Lawrence
Costume Designer
Robin Urdang
Music Supervisor
William Paul Clark
First Assistant Director
Emma Fairley
Set Decoration
Pamela Alch
Script Supervisor
Janet Costner
Location Manager
Tina Roesler Kerwin
Key Makeup Artist
Lori Guidroz
Key Hair Stylist
Paul Rabjohns
Music Editor
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Critic Reviews for The Anniversary Party

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Audience Reviews for The Anniversary Party

  • Dec 23, 2009
    This is what happens when you let just anyone direct films...films like these.
    Joseph E Super Reviewer
  • Nov 28, 2009
    Don't let the fact that the title contains the word "party" fool you.
    Ed K Super Reviewer
  • Apr 12, 2008
    There's something quite unusual about this movie. It's like the Big Chill for the new millenium.
    Sunil J Super Reviewer
  • Nov 20, 2006
    I really liked it the first time I saw it. Not so much the second time.
    Michael G Super Reviewer

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