Beatriz at Dinner
- 1hr 23m
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loved the originality behind this and how much it relates to daily events today
The movie was well written, great acting and casting .
Somehow, the blistering comedy you would expect never quite manifests, and instead we get a lot of on-the-nose sermonizing and weak-tea social commentary.
The film’s second act is near spot-on comedy of discomfort.
A little more subtlety and a more nuanced approach to the dynamics of this culture clash would have made the film that little bit more effective.
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Movie Info & Cast
- Salma Hayek
- John Lithgow
- Connie Britton
- Jay Duplass
- Amy Landecker
- Chloë Sevigny
- David Warshofsky
- John Early
- Enrique Castillo
- Soledad St. Hilaire
Did You Know?
- Mike White and Miguel Arteta's third film together, having previously made Chuck and Buck (2000) and The Good Girl (2002).
- Beatriz drives from Santa Monica south to Newport Beach, but we see her driving on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills, which is many miles northwest not only of Santa Monica but Los Angeles proper.
- [to Doug]
- Beatriz: I think all your pleasures are built on other's pain.