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Chantilly Lace (1993)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 18 July 1993
Emmy winner, Linda Yellen, brings together an all-star ensemble cast for Chantilly Lace which received worldwide acclaim for its intimate exploration of the secret lives of women. Seven ... See full summary »

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Linda Yellen

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Linda Yellen (story), Rosanne Ehrlich (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Martha Plimpton ... Ann
Ally Sheedy ... Elizabeth
Lindsay Crouse ... Rheza
Jill Eikenberry ... Val
Talia Shire ... Maggie
JoBeth Williams ... Natalie
Helen Slater ... Hannah
Matt Battaglia ... Chris the Pizza Boy
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Emmy winner, Linda Yellen, brings together an all-star ensemble cast for Chantilly Lace which received worldwide acclaim for its intimate exploration of the secret lives of women. Seven women friends - including a nun in crisis, an angry divorcee, and an unfiltered, sexually-charged artist - gather in the Colorado Rockies at the upscale vacation home of Val (Eikenberry), to celebrate the surprise 40th birthday of a popular film critic, Natalie (Williams). When Val's offbeat younger sister (Sheedy) arrives with a newcomer, a maverick photojournalist played by Emmy winner, Martha Plimpton, tensions rise as secrets of love, loss and betrayal are revealed. Years of friendship are tested in a pivotal year as the women assemble again for the engagement of another and once more to bereave the shocking death of a third. What began as an experiment at Sundance Film Institute, Chantilly Lace, explores the landscape of contemporary women's issues with humor and honesty 'unlike any American film.'

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R

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Encajes de mujer See more »

Filming Locations:

Sundance, Utah, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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A TV movie made for the Showtime network. See more »

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Hannah: Can you really have an orgasm with god?
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Linda Yellen could NOT do what Francis Ford Coppola did with Apocalypse Now
1 March 1999 | by chvideoSee all my reviews

Coppola explains that towards the end of the production of Apocalypse Now he was forced to improvise many of his shots, and the end product shows his success. However, Linda Yellen fails to make this movie work. The lack of close-ups makes this movie drag on and on and her shot improvisation is painfully obvious. My final thought - spend the money for the steadycam!!


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