A Walk on the Moon
First screened in May 1999
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.
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.