Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

"Very Good"

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle Review


Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle stars Jennifer Jason Leigh as the infamous Dorothy Parker, in what I feel to be the best performance by an actress in 1994. Leigh is surrounded by some great supporting players also, and their exploits in prohibition-era New York are both interesting and entertaining. Although the story occasionally wanders into irrelevance and obscurity, it is ultimately a solid piece of work.


Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

Facts and Figures

Run time: 125 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 23rd November 1994

Distributed by: Miramax

Production compaines: Fine Line Features, Miramax Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Fresh: 23 Rotten: 8

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

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Starring: as Dorothy Parker, as Robert Benchley, as Charles MacArthur, as Paula Hunt, as Gertrude Benchley, as Alan Campbell, as Eddie Parker, as Horatio Byrd, as Jane Grant, as Harold Ross, as Edna Ferber, as Deems Taylor, as Robert Sherwood, as George S. Kaufman, as Mary Kennedy Taylor, Tom McGowan as Alexander Woollcott, Chip Zien as Franklin P. Adams, as Heywood Broun, as Ruth Hale, as Roger Spalding, as Marc Connelly, as Neysa McMein, Amelia Campbell as Mary Brandon Sherwood, as Fred Hunter, as Joanie Gerard, Randy Lowell as Alvan Barach, as Will Rogers, as Elmer Rice, as Cab Driver (1922), as F. Scott Fitzgerald, as Picnic Guest (uncredited)

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