My Dinner with Andre 1980
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn|
|Supporting actors||Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler|
|Studio||The Criterion Collection|
|MPAA rating||PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Rental rights||3-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
It's a polar movie in that people either seem to love this or hate it.
And as you watch these two actors play, ostensibly, themselves, you wonder how much of the film is true and how much is a carefully constructed narrative.
Andre and Wallace discuss love, marriage, perception and reality, theology, and even the validity of their very statements.
At first glance it would seem that this story is more suited for the stage than for film. We have, after all, a story of two men having a hour and a half long conversation over... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Dan Harlow
I first saw My Dinner with Andre when it came out in 1981 and was impacted a great deal by the challenges it posed to societal norms. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Julie jessal
I bought this DVD on a whim simply because I love Wallace Shawn and the fact this is a cultPublished 1 month ago by Ma Zoan
Quite simply there is no other movie like this one. It captures a two hour conversation over dinner between Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marc Daniels
I enjoyed listening, but mostly because I was waiting for something interesting to be said.
The part I liked best was the comparison of NYC to a concentration camp,... Read more
This movie is a conversation between two men involved in the NY theater. It is about their different philosophies of life and is thought-provoking if slow-moving at times.Published 2 months ago by Irving Saltzman
I'm so happy I saw this movie that I've heard about for years. Some friends started quoting from it and discussing it on facebook, so I watched it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bella Diamond
there's "audience" movies, and there's "critic" movies.
of all the films i've ever seen, i can think of no more glaring line-in-the-sand than My Dinner With Andre. Read more