Friends & Lovers

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"... can you tell the difference?"
  • R
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 4.4  (1,659)

Friends & Lovers is a romantic comedy-drama film released in 1999. Directed by George Haas, the movie tells the story of a group of friends who come together over a weekend in the Hamptons for a wedding, and finds that their lives are more closely intertwined than they had imagined. Stephen Baldwin plays Carlo, a struggling artist who has just been dumped by his longtime girlfriend. He is struggling with his art and his life, and the weekend in the Hamptons seems like the perfect opportunity to escape from his problems. Danny Nucci plays Nick, a wealthy businessman who is engaged to Anna (Claudia Schiffer), a beautiful model. Nick is jealous of Carlo's artistic talent, and he sees Carlo as a threat to his relationship with Anna.

George Newbern plays Paul, a successful investment banker who is married to Sally (Ally Walker), a stay-at-home mom. Paul is successful in his professional life but is bored with his personal life, and he is looking for something more exciting. The weekend in the Hamptons gives him the chance to explore his feelings for his old flame, Kathryn (Robert Downey Jr).

As the weekend goes on, the group of friends finds that their relationships are more complicated than they thought. Carlo and Nick's feud builds to a head, and they must decide who Anna really loves. Meanwhile, Paul and Kathryn rekindle their romance and must choose between their spouses and their true feelings. And Sally discovers a betrayal that threatens to upend her marriage and her life.

Through all of their struggles and conflicts, the group of friends remains bound together by their love and their shared history. They learn that love and friendship are not always easy, but they are always worth fighting for.

The movie is a classic story of love and friendship, with a talented cast bringing the characters to life. Baldwin, Nucci, and Newbern are all well-suited to their roles and give nuanced performances that make the audience care about the characters and their relationships. The movie also features a number of talented supporting actors, including Schiffer, Walker, and Downey Jr.

The setting of the Hamptons provides a beautiful backdrop for the movie, with gorgeous beaches and sprawling estates. The movie captures the beauty and luxury of the area and adds to the sense of glamour and drama.

Overall, Friends & Lovers is an entertaining and thought-provoking movie that explores the complexities of love and friendship. It is a must-see for anyone who loves romantic comedies or dramas and a great movie to watch with a group of friends.

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    1 hr 43 min
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    4.4  (1,659)