In Louis Malle's captivating and philosophical My Dinner With Andre, actor and playwright Wallace Shawn sits down with friend and theater director Andre Gregory at a Manhattan restaurant, and the two proceed into an alternately whimsical and despairing confessional on love, death, money, and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, Shawn and Gregory, who also wrote the screenplay, dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto, and Malle captures it all with a delicate, artful detachment. A fascinating freeze-frame of cosmopolitan culture, My Dinner With Andre remains a unique work in cinema history.


Louis Malle


Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory

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