Dinner with friends

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HBO Home Video,
Pub. Date:
[2002]
Language:
English
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A happily married couple discover their friends are not as happy as they thought, and they begin to wonder how sound their own relationship can be, in this made-for-cable adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Donald Margulies. Gabe (Dennis Quaid) and Karen (Andie MacDowell) are a pair of wedded food writers who more than a decade ago introduced their close friends Tom (Greg Kinnear) and Beth (Toni Collette). Tom and Beth fell in love and got married, but one night as Gabe and Karen are making dinner, they receive startling news from Beth -- Tom has left her for another woman, and the two are filing for divorce. Gabe and Karen soon feel as if they are being forced to take sides in the heated battle between Tom and Beth, and as the combative couple separates and both parties move on to new relationships, Gabe and Karen find themselves taking a long, hard look at their own marriage -- and they're not sure how happy they are with what they find. Directed by Norman Jewison, Dinner With Friends was produced for the HBO premium cable network, where it premiered on August 11, 2001. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Grouping Title dinner with friends
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auth_author2 Collette, Toni., Cunliffe, Shay., Deakins, Roger A., 1949-, Grusin, Dave., Jewison, Norman, 1926-, Kinnear, Greg, 1963-, Larkin, Peter, 1946-, MacDowell, Andie., Margulies, Donald., Markey, Patrick., Quaid, Dennis., Sanders, Ronald.
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display_description Four close friends, two great couples, married for years, they planned on eating, drinking and parenting their way into old age. But at a dinner party, one friend shows up without their spouse, bearing the news that will test their friendship and their marriages. When a close friend leaves his wife for another woman, whose side do you take?
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subject_facet Adultery -- Drama, DVD, Dinners and dining -- Drama, Drama, Feature films, French language materials, Friendship -- Drama, Man-woman relationships -- Drama, Spanish language materials, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display Dinner with friends
title_full Dinner with friends [videorecording] / HBO Films presents a Laura Ziskin production, a Norman Jewison film ; producer, Patrick Markey ; screenplay writer, Donald Margulies ; director, Norman Jewison
title_short Dinner with friends
topic_facet Adultery, Dinners and dining, Friendship, Man-woman relationships
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