MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,427 this week

Two Friends (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 November 1987 (Finland)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 132 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 10 critic

Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 125 titles
created 29 Aug 2012
 
a list of 502 titles
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 11 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 378 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 44 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Two Friends" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Two Friends (TV Movie 1987)

Two Friends (TV Movie 1987) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Two Friends.
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

In the Cut (2003)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A New York writing professor, Frannie Avery (Ryan), has an erotic affair with a police detective (Ruffalo) investigating a murder in her neighborhood of a beautiful young woman...

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An American girl inherits a fortune and falls into a misguided relationship with a gentleman confidence artist whose true nature, including a barbed and covetous disposition, turns her life into a nightmare.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Nicole Kidman, John Malkovich, Barbara Hershey
Railroaded! (1947)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the in the chapel where she is filming.

Director: Eugène Green
Stars: Leonor Baldaque, Francisco Mozos, Diogo Dória
Bright Star (2009)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The three-year romance between 19th-century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne near the end of his life.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Abbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider
The Piano (1993)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema.

Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, and 34 more credits »
Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Pegah Ahangarani, Anouk Aimée
Documentary | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A documentary on three teenagers living in a small desert town in Southern California.

Directors: Elizabeth Mims, Jason Tippet
Stars: Garrison Saenz, Kevin Conway, Skye Elmore
Ten (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl
Balibo (2009)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

War correspondent Roger East and the young Jose Ramos-Horta travel to East Timor to investigate the murders of the Balibo Five in 1975.

Director: Robert Connolly
Stars: Jane Hampson, Bea Viegas, Christine Martins
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A story through a child's eyes about living through a drought.

Director: Jane Campion
Stars: Alice Englert, Tintin Marova Kelly, Isidore Tillers
8 (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kris Bidenko ...
Kelly
Emma Coles ...
Louise
Kris McQuade ...
Janet, Louise's mother
Peter Hehir ...
Malcolm
Kerry Dwyer ...
Alison
Stephen Leeder ...
Jim
Debra May ...
Chris, Kelly's mother
John Sheerin ...
Dead Girl's Father
Sean Travers ...
Matthew
Emily Stocker ...
Soula
Lynne Murphy ...
School Principal
Giovanni Marangoni ...
Renato
Benny Ulizzi ...
Sam
Rory Delaney ...
Wally
Lisa Rogers ...
Little Helen
Edit

Storyline

Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film progresses in a backwards time line to a final freeze frame of the girls at the peak of their closeness. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 1987 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Dwie przyjaciólki  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Two Friends (1987)
10 January 2012 | by (Portland OR) – See all my reviews

Jane Campion's first feature concerns a pair of girls whose friendship is fading away... and works backwards from there. The reverse chronology comes off as gimmicky and adds very little to the film. It does provide a more upbeat note to end on, but I think it would have been better accomplished via more of a flashback structure. But it works well enough, and the film is quite sweet with some genuine moments. I'd like to think the title has a double meaning, referring not only to Kelly and Louise, but also Louise and her mother, a strong relationship that was enjoyable to watch. The production feels a little flat, but there's a terrific whimsical sequence near the end, and the performances are endearing. A pretty nice movie, although again I could have done without the gimmicky structure.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
2 Friends tvrepeater
Discuss Two Friends (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?