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Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)

A woman falls in love with her gay friend's boyfriend.

Director:

Don Scardino

Writers:

Douglas Carter Beane (play), Douglas Carter Beane (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Breen ... Hunter #1
Andy Dick ... Spaz
Alice Drummond ... Diner Grandmother
William Duell William Duell ... Hunter #2
Enid Graham ... Diner Young Woman
Stacy Highsmith ... A Fan
Robert Hogan ... Diner Husband
Amy Hohn ... Cafe Woman
Sarah Hyland ... Lizbeth
Robert Joy ... Cafe Man
Oni Faida Lampley Oni Faida Lampley ... Waitress
Albert Macklin Albert Macklin ... Fab Person
Cass Morgan Cass Morgan ... Diner Wife
Geoffrey Nauffts ... Cater Waiter
Kristine Nielsen ... Barbara
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Storyline

When it comes to romance, Missy's attitude has always been whatever. After all, her artistic career is flourishing...her spacious New York City loft is fabulous...and her relationship with a married man is totally uncomplicated-what more could a modern girl want? But then Missy meets Brat, who's sweet, genuine and shares her fondness for 70's sitcoms. Unfortunately, he's also dating her pal Spaz. When Missy and Brat unexpectedly fall for each other, will she lose her identity...and her best friend? No matter how far you run, true love always finds you. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Missy isn't in a love triangle. She's in a love tangle!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 2009 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Advice from a Caterpillar See more »

Filming Locations:

Fairfield, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Color:

Color
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Quotes

Missy: I'm sorry. I should have asked. Do you prefer queer or gay?
Brat: Actually, I'm bisexual.
Missy: Yeah. That must be just so time consuming.
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References Jules and Jim (1962) See more »

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A big beautiful whatever! This is a great comedic and "tender" film
22 September 2001 | by auntyeriSee all my reviews

Yes, As Bees in Honey Drown is great. You should go see it. But "Advice..." is a good movie. The three main characters played by Cynthia Nixon, Andy Dick and Timothy Olyphant- are great actors and make this film extremely worthy of your time. Though touches of nixon's "miranda" neurosis seep through her character, the whole cast does a great job of showing how love can always win.


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