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Town & Country (2001)

Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends ... See full summary »

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Ellie
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Mona
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Vincent Lascoumes ...
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Barney (as Bill Hootkins)
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Yolanda
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Tom (as Joshua Hartnett)
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Alice
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Omar
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Alejandro
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Holly
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McKlellen
Eve Crawford ...
Margaret
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Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps, some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take often leads to unexpected encounters with hilarious consequences. Written by Sarah Lean <Sarah.Lean@talk21.com>

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There's no such thing as a small affair.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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27 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aitia diazygiou  »

Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,029,858 (USA) (27 April 2001)

Gross:

$6,712,451 (USA) (25 May 2001)
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Trivia

The film was released three years after filming initially began in 1998. See more »

Goofs

When Porter and Griffin are having lunch in the hotel the girl (who becomes Porter's first affair) is playing a double bass in the lobby. The soundtrack music, apart from being very obviously not synchronised with what she is playing, is a viola or possibly violin - definitely not a bass. See more »

Quotes

Porter: I understand that you were an intimate of Hemingway's.
Eugenie's Father: Intimate? Is that some kind of homo thing?
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst of 2001 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

The Peanut Vendor
(1931)
Music by Moïse Simons (as Moise Simons)
Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert and Marion Sunshine
Performed by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra (as Stan Kenton and his Orchestra)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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They have all done such great movies, so WHY did they have to get involved in this?!
30 April 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

It seems that the people behind this drudge of movie took all their cues from Woody Allen's movies during the 1990s. What I mean is, "Town & Country" is about a bunch of rich New Yorkers cheating on each other. I'm sure that everyone involved in it must be embarrassed beyond redemption for having gotten involved in it (and I don't just mean because of its abysmal performance at the box office). The only good character is Charlton Heston, basically spoofing himself. And how could a great screenwriter like Buck Henry have written this? He should have known MUCH better, given that he wrote "The Graduate".

All in all, terrible. Fortunately, the cast members have all done good work since. At least I think that they all have.


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