Joshua Then and Now

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Screenwriter Mordecai Richler's autobiographical tale stars James Woods as noted author Joshua Shapiro, whose life is falling apart before his very eyes: his WASP-y wife Pauline (Gabrielle Lazure) has walked out, his brother-in-law Kevin (Michael Sarrazin) has just passed away, and the media is claiming Joshua is involved in a gay romance with fellow writer Sidney Murdoch (Kenneth Campbell).


James Woods
as Joshua Shapiro
Alan Arkin
as Reuben Shapiro
Gabrielle Lazure
as Pauline Shapiro
Michael Sarrazin
as Kevin Hornby
Alan Scarfe
as Jack Trimble
Ken Campbell
as Sidney Murdoch
Kate Trotter
as Jane Trimble
Alexander Knox
as Sen. Hornby
Chuck Shamata
as Seymour Kaplan
Charles Shamata
as Seymour Kaplan
Robert Joy
as Colin Fraser
Henry Beckman
as Det. Stuart McMaster
Harvey Atkin
as Dr. Jonathan Cole
Paul Hecht
as Eli Seligson
Eric Kimmel
as Young Joshua Shapiro
Yuval Kernerman
as Young Seymour Kaplan
Andrew Powell
as Ralph Murdoch
Talya Rubin
as Susy Shapiro
Robert Howard
as Alex Shapiro
James di Salvio
as Barmitzvah Boy
Gordon Woolvet
as Teddy Shapiro
John Zobolas
as Barmitzvah Boy
Michael Richamn
as Barmitzvah Boy
Yohan Perez
as Barmitzvah Boy
Arn Meldrum
as Barmitzvah Boy
James DiSalvio
as Barmitzvah Boy
Joshua Shore
as Barmitzvah Boy
Danny Silverman
as Barmitzvah Boy
Patrick Gill
as Barmitzvah Boy
Murray Greenberg
as Barmitzvah Boy
Jason Lang
as Barmitzvah Boy
Warren Rubin
as The Barmitzvah Boy
Rob Roy
as Mr. Abbott
Catherine Colvey
as Mrs. Abbott
Linda Smith
as Mrs. Hickey
Michael Richman
as Barmitzvah Boy
Philip Pretten
as Mr. Friar
Jack Rider
as Dr. Danzinger
Bronwen Mantel
as Mrs. Friar
Kliment Denchev
as Bulgarian Poet
Nüvit Özdogru
as Bulgarian Translator
Sonny Lewis
as Doorman
Harriet Stein
as Woman on Telephone
Linda Sorenson
as Esther Shapiro
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Radiates energy. Alan Arkin's zany performance as Reuben is a comic tour de force.

Aug 22, 2004 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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