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The New Age (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  16 September 1994 (USA)
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Episodic movie about a rich yuppie couple who, going broke, can't decide if they want to stay together and meanwhile openly sleep around and experiment with different lifestyles.

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Peter Witner
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Katherine Witner
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Jean Levy
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Sarah Friedberg
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Alison Gale
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Misha
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Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find meaning to their empty lives, they follow various New Age gurus and other such groups. Eventually, they hit rock bottom and have make some hard decisions. Written by Reid Gagle

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A shopping spree for the morally bankrupt.

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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16 September 1994 (USA)  »

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A legeslegújabb kor  »

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$245,217 (USA)
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Isabelle Adjani was cast in Judy Davis' role, but left the production before shooting began. See more »

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Peter Witner: Money isn't money. Money is an expression of something else!
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It bites!
18 March 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This film was a complete surprise to me. It's clever, funny and very thought-provoking. Judy Davis and Peter Weller (that man is underrated) both deliver excellent performances. A warning: The ending isn't quite the usual happy salvation, but it really does hit the perfect note on one of the main themes of the film: You can't always get what you want. And pushing that very feeling to the viewer just before the credits is perhaps the cleverest thing about the whole film.


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