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The Cemetery Club (1993)

The Cemetery Club (1993)

The Cemetery Club




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A trio of Jewish widows, calling themselves "The Cemetery Club" gather every week to visit the graves of their husbands and then go to the local deli to hash out the details of their lives. It's a good routine until one of the widows finds a beau.more
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ivan Menchell, Jay Presson Allen
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 5, 2003
Métropole Films


Ellen Burstyn
as Esther Moskowitz
Olympia Dukakis
as Doris Silverman
Diane Ladd
as Lucille Rubin
Danny Aiello
as Ben Katz
Alan Manson
as Abe Silverman
Sam Schwartz
as Irving Jacobs
Gene Anthony Ray
as Photographer
Glen Z. Gress
as Maitre d'
Louis Guss
as Ed Bonfigliano
Kathryn Fisher
as 2nd Customer
Etta Cox
as Singer
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Critic Reviews for The Cemetery Club

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | June 4, 2008
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | July 21, 2007
Toronto Star
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for The Cemetery Club

Understandably, anyone with a Y chromosome is going to stay away from this, a romantic comedy about older women. But boy oh boy is it a delightful surprise. Saw this in gerontology and found myself laughing quite a bit. And like all good comedies, there's an undercurrent of reality and sadness. Solid performances from the entire cast.


Wonderful performances, especially from Ellen Burstyn and Olympia Dukakis, but everyone is great. Very well written, touching and entertaining, good direction. It is such a pleasure to see this group of actors in a film.

James Higgins

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