Walking and Talking (1996)
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as Amelia's Therapist
as Laura's Devil-Seeing Patient
as Andrew's Mom
as Andrew's Dad
as Young Amelia
as Young Laura
as The Vet
as Laura's Sexy Patient
as Ellen the Waitress
as Actor in Play
as Peter's Friend
as Amelia's Co-Worker
as Cat Sympathizer
as Amelia's Neighbor
as Amelia's Neighbor, Betsy
as Aunt Cynthia
Critic Reviews for Walking and Talking
Comes perilously close to becoming a gab-fest treadmill.
A romantic comedy about NY yuppies, who are always on the telephone, set in the West Village, idealized by Holofcener as a cozy neighborhood with no violence, drugs, or harrassment.
If any of Nicole Holofcener's films were to appeal to a male audience (or at least provide the fewest squirm-inducing moments to it), it would be Walking and Talking.
Superbly well made; great performances.
...the main emphisis appears to be on making the characters sound "clever" and "witty."
An intriguing insight into the big R
Audience Reviews for Walking and Talking
Walking and Talking is a light and subtle comedy that relies on its quirky dialogue. Overall a pleasant film, with a hopeful end.
I thought this movie was sweet. I don't get the title, however. I like Catherine Keener quite alot...not sure that I have ever seen a movie with her in it that I didn't like.
"Oh my god, this sponge that I'm washing the dishes with is unbelievable... oh my god it smells like a hotdog! It's disgusting... and I can't stop smelling it!" Ok, out of context that line probably isn't very funny, but when I was watching this film it made me burst out loud with laugher. This film concentrates on the relationship between two best friends, played by Catherine Keener and Anne Heche, and like writer/director Nicole Holofcener's other films, Friends With Money and Lovely & Amazing, the writing and the acting is very sharp. This is probably the strongest of the three films (and it's also the earliest) because unlike the other two we get something of a resolution between the characters, and an actual ending. This is a very witty, heartfelt and realistic film with some surreal lines that just seem perfect to me. Oh, and the cat is adorable.
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