My Dinner with Andre

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My Dinner with Andre ★★★½ 1981

Two friends talk about their lives and philosophies for two hours over dinner one night. A wonderful exploration into storytelling, the conversation juxtaposes the experiences and philosophies of nerdish, bumbling Shawn and the globe-trotting spiritual pilgrimage of Gregory, in this sometimes poignant, sometimes comic little movie that starts you thinking. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Roy Butler, Jean Lenauer; D: Louis Malle; W: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn; C: Jeri Sopanen; M: Allen Shawn.