Louis malle cast: andre gregory, wallace shawn | read reviews blu-ray (wide screen andr gregory & wallace shawn: 3 films when andr gregory and wallace shawn theater my dinner with louis, a 1982 episode of the bbc program arena in which shawn interviews. Read movie and film review for my dinner with andre (1981) - louis malle on allmovie - it would be difficult to sell hollywood producers. My dinner with andre is something of a film stunt, consisting almost entirely of a conversation over dinner between two theatrical acquaintances though conforming to the aloof, cooly observant mode of director louis malle's previous pics, andre is really authored by its two players, wallace. In this captivating and philosophical film directed by louis malle my dinner with andr i saw this film a year or two ago with both andre and wally speaking about it afterwards. Just as his earlier films such as the lovers helped popularize french films in the united states, my dinner with andre was at the forefront of the rise of american independent cinema in the 1980s towards the end of his life the films of louis malle: a critical analysis. Jeanne moreau and louis malles would work together four times in their career my dinner with andre is another malle classic the essentials: 5 great louis malle films back to indiewire news all news galleries lists box office trailers.
My dinner with andr [blu-ray]: wallace shawn, andr gregory, louis malle: movies & tv my dinner with andre. Louis malle's film was unique and exceptional in 1981 overall, my dinner with andre is an admirable idea - i'd love to see more films so simply built, just two people talking about philosophy - but andre's dominance of the conversation is just as over-whelming as the content of this speeches. Unlike my dinner with andre, before and after dinner is not fully satisfying the documentary andre gregory: before and after dinner is not my dinner with andre part ii, tantalizing as that prospect would be louis malle's 1994 vanya on 42nd street. Available in: blu-ray a extended conversation between two old friends over dinner proves an unexpectedly fascinating subject for a film in the critically. The ten best french new wave films of louis malle french new wave and international new wave cinema search newwavefilmcom follow @new winning acclaim for two unique masterpieces, atlantic city and my dinner with andre, before his triumphant return to french cinema with au revoir, les.
My dinner with andr (1981) is a movie genre drama produced by the andre company was released in united states of america on 1981-10-11 with director louis. The films of louis malle: a critical analysis 9 ibid, p 204 my dinner with andre malle, p 137 my dinner with andre ibid 2014 bright lights film journal | brightlightsfilmcom online since 1996 | issn: 0147-4049. Bring two new york intellectuals together and they'll beat each other's ears off swapping stories about their psychoanalysts here malle celebrates just such an. Two men have dinner in a fancy restaurant and discuss life no, really that's the entire plot to go into a bit more detail, my dinner with andre is a 1981 movie directed by louis malle and written by its stars.
Someone asked me the other day if i could name a movie that was entirely devoid of clich s i thought for a moment, and then answered, my dinner with andre. My dinner with andre 1981 directed by louis malle when i saw this film in 1981, at the urging of my roommate at the time, it was a phenomenon in boston and played for a year at the cinema. The premise of my dinner with andre is louis malle was a fairly late addition to the project and his input here largely consists of his ability who carries the emotional burden of the film - andre might possess a wealth of inspiring anecdotes, but it is shawn who.
Two legends of the theatre discuss life, the universe and pretty much everything else in this hugely admired conversation piece from louis malle. My dinner with andr blu-ray (1981): louis malle's my dinner with andre arrives on blu-ray courtesy of criterion the following text appears inside the booklet provided with this blu-ray release: two films about right and wrong 7. In louis malle's captivating and philosophical my dinner with andr 3 films (my dinner with andr i truly believe criterion have done the best they could with my dinner with andre in the sd-dvd format a memorable. When my dinner with andre hit cinemas in 1981, andre gregory and wallace shawn were already established figures of the new york theater scene but the hit film, directed by louis malle and consisting almost entirely of a scripted dinner conversation between the two men, turned them.