should check out this film (Criterion Channel). Usually, I don't like theater pieces transferred to films, but this one is special. It's based on the Ibsen play, but principal Wallace Shawn brilliantly adapted it--- and it's been a piece he and Andre Gregory have been perfecting for decades.
It may shock some to know that "My Dinner" wasn't two guys playing themselves, at all. It also was a carefully written and rehearsed (over years) piece that is so natural you may have a hard time convincing yourself otherwise.
Julie Hagerty is brilliant as the wife--- I've not seen her in anything except for "Airplane" and was shocked at her range in this.
Warning: no fist-fights, bludgeonings, stabbings, explosions, or blood-letting occurs. However, there is plenty of deeply wounding, brilliant dialogue...
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Topic - "A Master Builder:" if you're a lover of the film, "My Dinner with Andre," you - tinear 11:21:58 03/10/21 (3)