General Information

Glossary: B
Released Year: 2015
Runtime: 96 minutes
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Directors: Pedro Morelli
Writers: Matt Hansen
Casts: Gael García Bernal, Alison Pill, Mariana Ximenes, Jason Priestley, Tyler Labine, Don McKellar, Claudia Ohana, Michael Eklund, Jennifer Irwin, Amanda Barker, Clé Bennett, J. Adam Brown, Michael Caruana, Albert Chung, Julian DeZotti
IMDB: Beaches (1988) - IMDB

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Ratings


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Reviews

83
indieWIRE - Kate Erbland
The charm of The Meddler isn't the kind that benefits from big pushes forward in narrative or massive plot movements, but it revels in heart-warming humor, vibrant characters and what's clearly a deep affection for its story.
80
Time Out New York - David Ehrlich
With a plot that plays like a string of incidental encounters, The Meddler could easily have felt like a glorified sitcom. But its heroine's grief, her goodness and her complicated relationship with her daughter all feel so lived-in and true that the film stays grounded.
75
The A.V. Club - Jesse Hassenger
Here Scafaria makes nice use of her widescreen frame, and cuts the movie together crisply-a lot of the jokes actually come from the cuts, and the way they punctuate the often pitch-perfect dialogue.
75
Entertainment Weekly - Leah Greenblatt
Her character, reportedly based on writer-director Lorene Scafaria's own mother, isn't drawn with any particular depth or nuance (and the broad New Yawk accent Sarandon tries on is about as authentically Brooklyn as a Sara Lee bagel).

Beaches (1988)


When the New York child performer CC Bloom and San Fransisco rich kid Hillary meet in a holiday resort in Atlantic City, it marks the start of a lifetime friendship between them. The two keep in touch through letters for a number of years until Hillary, now a successful lawyer moves to New York to stay with struggling singer CC. The movie shows the various stages of their friendship and their romances including their love for the same man.