Speaking Parts

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Friday 27th July 1990

Distributed by: Zeitgeist Films


Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Fresh: 5

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew



Starring: Michael McManus as Lance, Arsinée Khanjian as Lisa, Gabrielle Rose as Clara, Tony Nardi as Eddy

Speaking Parts Movie Review

With Speaking Parts, Atom Egoyan showed that his long-simmering promise as a great filmmaker had finally been fulfilled. Early movies like Family Viewing were earnest but rough. Here, Egoyan crafts a meticulous and dazzlingly confusing tale of love, prostitution, obsession, technology, coldness, death, and potential incest, all wrapped into a tight 90 minutes. A plot synopsis would consume the better part of your afternoon, and would spoil too much for you -- just figuring out what's going on is have the fun of the film. Solid performances by a band of unknowns improve the film beyond typical low-budget experiences.


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