The Boynton Beach Club

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The Boynton Beach Club ★★½ The Boynton Beach Bereavement Club 2005 (R)

Aged lonely hearts find support and possibly love as members of a bereavement club at a Florida “active adult” community—an unlikely but surprisingly refreshing setting for a romantic comedy. Newly widowed Marilyn (Vaccarro) joins the group after a car backs over her husband. There she meets a range of characters more interested in romance and life beyond blue hair and early-bird specials. Hotties-of-a-certain-age Cannon and Kellerman mix with master casanova Bologna and his reluctant protege Cariou to show both the funny and tender sides of the senior dating game. Plays a little sitcomy at times, but manages to keep things dignified and unpatronizing. Director Seidelman got the idea for the movie from her mother Florence, who received a producer's credit. 105m/C DVD . US Dyan Cannon, Brenda Vaccaro, Sally Kellerman, Joseph Bologna, Len Cariou, Michael Nouri, Renee Taylor; D: Susan Seidelman; W: Susan Seidelman, Shelly Gitlow; C: Eric Moynier; M: Marcelo Zarvos.