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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Jeff Witner
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Alison Gale
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Misha
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Anna
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Lyle
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Laura
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Mary Netter
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Dale Deveaux
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Sandi Rego
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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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$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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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump, Why Now? (1994) See more »

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One of my favorite movies
24 August 2006 | by (Berkeley, CA) – See all my reviews

Gee ... I started to type in One of and the computer filled in the rest, so obviously ... i've named some other movie here on the IMDb one of my favorites ... oh well ... room for more than one.

This movie, The New Age, is one of those great black comedies that sort of fell through the cracks on release ... and for some odd reason has not yet been released on DVD, which is a shame.

I just rented it tonight and dragged my VHS player out so I could watch it. It's been awhile since I've seen it ... just some great lines and scenes ... a walk through southern California new age spiritualism and materialism ...

A very intelligent script ... great acting and casting ...


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