Director Oren Moverman takes the theme of family conflicts and serves it up on a grim platter. Food is how we experience and share our culture, however, in The Dinner, it’s not specifically what people eat that matters. That’s superfluous to the real stuff. Everything families seek, or want to avoid, or suppress, is laid out on the table here.
Check out Steve Coogan, Richard Gere & Laura Linney in this excellent drama that deals with family politics and even promotes awareness about mental illness. As Cream Magazine's Publisher and Editor says, it's 'A film about family politics and the politics of dinner conversation.' To read the review online, head over to:
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