A Walk on the Moon
A Walk on the Moon (1999)

Tony Goldwyn's A Walk on the Moon is a wonderfully realized, nostalgic (if you are as old as I am) melodrama set during the summer of 1969. It is a time of change across America--sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll--and a historic… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 26, 1999
DVD Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Mortensen as Lane's clandestine love interest is nothing but a symbol of beauty and freedom.

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Marcy Dermansky

How many films are about a woman's sexual awakening? A film that puts a woman's desire before family without offering a moral judgment or offering a male fantasy?

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A beautifully acted drama about infidelity in the summer of 1969 when astronauts landed on the moon and the counterculture celebrated sexual liberation at Woodstock.

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Michael Dequina

Romance novel material, albeit it gussied up in a handsome, well-made package.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

would make a fine companion piece to Ang Lee's 'The Ice Storm,' another tale of unhappy people trying to find themselves -- or lose themselves -- in other people's beds.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The acting was convincing and the story had a nice feel to it.

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Beth Jones
Roanoke Times (Virginia)

Beautiful performances!

David Noh
Film Journal International

Actor Tony Goldwyn makes a striking directorial debut with the deeply nostalgic, truly heartwarming A Walk on the Moon.

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Arthur Lazere

A warmhearted treat, full of small pleasures and nicely observed detail

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Great acting in a drama about relationships - in 1969. Unfortunately, I remember those times, and I have spent holidays in camps like is featured in the movie.… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
This movie is about a woman who has second thoughts about her married life when she meets a handsome t-shirt salesman. A Walk on the Moon is a great movie which… More
jay nixon
an unexpected gem with a typically outstanding performance from Diane Lane.
Deb S
A Walk on the Moon takes the audience back to the days of Neil Armstrong moon landing, Woodchuck Generation and hippies and tells the story of Pearl (Diane… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "A Walk on the Moon", it is 1969 and Pearl(Diane Lane) and Marty Kantrowitz(Liev Schrieber), their children, Allison(Anna… More
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