Eating (film)

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Henry Jaglom's Eating
Directed by Henry Jaglom
Produced by Judith Wolinsky
Written by Henry Jaglom
Cinematography Hanania Baer
Edited by Michelle Hart
Distributed by International Rainbow
Release date
Running time
110 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Eating is a 1990 American comedy-drama film starring Nelly Alard, Lisa Blake Richards, Frances Bergen, Mary Crosby, Gwen Welles, Elizabeth Kemp, Marina Gregory and written and directed by Henry Jaglom.


Set entirely inside and around a spacious house in Los Angeles with an all-female cast, Helene is a woman turning 40 years old and her friends, whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate, a friend turning 30, and Sadie, a Hollywood film agent turning 50. So, all of Helene's, Kate's, and Sadie's friends arrive for the triple-birthday party where Martine films the events with her movie camera and the shocking secrets revealed by Helene's mother Whitney, and her younger sister Nancy whom confide in their interviews about their obsession with food, and their roles in life.