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A Walk on the Moon (29-Jan-1999)

Director: Tony Goldwyn

Writer: Pamela Gray

Original Music by: Mason Daring

Producers: Dustin Hoffman; Tony Goldwyn; Jay Cohen; Neil Koenigsberg; Lee Gottsegen; Murray Schisgal

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Set in 1969 Upstate New York, the Kantrowitzes rent a cottage in the Catskills for the summer, their two children cared for by their mother and grandmother. The husband, Marty, is a hard-working television repairman. His wife Pearl, after she tries to get her husband to take more time off from work to spend with the family, has an affair with Jerome, itinerant blouse salesman, almost a hippie. The daughter, now 17, has her first period and starts dating. Outstanding performances save this from feeling like a made-for-TV production.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tovah Feldshuh
27-Dec-1952   Kissing Jessica Stein
Lisa Jakub
27-Dec-1978   Rambling Rose
Julie Kavner
7-Sep-1950   Marge on The Simpsons
Diane Lane
22-Jan-1965   A Walk on the Moon
Viggo Mortensen
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
Anna Paquin
24-Jul-1982   The Piano and X-Men
Liev Schreiber
4-Oct-1967   Actor, voiceover talent


Diane Lane   ...   Pearl Kantrowitz
Liev Schreiber   ...   Marty Kantrowitz
Anna Paquin   ...   Alison Kantrowitz
Tovah Feldshuh   ...   Lillian Kantrowitz
Bobby Boriello   ...   Daniel Kantrowitz
Star Jasper   ...   Rhoda Leiberman
Joseph Perrino   ...   Ross Epstein
Lisa Jakub   ...   Myra Naidell
Viggo Mortensen   ...   Walker Jerome
Julie Kavner   ...   P.A. Announcer
Stewart Bick   ...   Neil Leiberman
Jess Platt   ...   Herb Fogler
Mahee Paiement   ...   Mrs. Dymbort
Ellen David   ...   Eleanor Gelfand
Lisa Bronwyn Moore   ...   Norma Fogler
Vicky Barkoff   ...   Selma Levitsky
Tamar Kozlov   ...   Wendy Green
Jesse Lavendel   ...   Carl Applebaum
James Liboiron   ...   Jeffrey Fogler
Howard Rosenstein   ...   Sheldon Dymbort
Mal Z. Lawrence   ...   Comedian
Joel Miller   ...   Sid Shapiro
Bill Brownstein   ...   Customer #1
Sam Gesser   ...   Customer #2


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