A Walk on the Moon
First screened in May 1999 / Most recently screened in March 2020
Director: Tony Goldwyn. Cast: Diane Lane, Liev Schreiber, Anna Paquin, Viggo Mortensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Bobby Boriello, Star Jasper, Stewart Bick, Jess Platt, voice of Julie Kavner. Screenplay: Pamela Gray.

Twitter Capsule: Glowing start of the Diane Lane revival. Earns stripes as sexy adult romance, girlhood drama, and time capsule.

Second Capsule: Touching, textured drama of modest size—rare then, and rarer now. Lane's best work. Whole cast is so moving.

VOR:   Maybe not a world-shaker, but rare film to offer rich mother-daughter relation while keeping every bond in the family lively. Refreshing stress on Jewish idiom outside comic genre.

Photo © 1999 Miramax Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

National Board of Review: Special Mention for Excellence in Filmmaking

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