Love Letters

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1999
  • Running time: 100 min
Oscar(r) nominee* Laura Linney (Mystic River) and Steven Weber (Leaving Las Vegas) star in this charming screen adaptation of A.R. Gurney's internationally-acclaimed stage hit, a heartfelt look at love, life and friendship, directed by the legendary... read more

Oscar(r) nominee* Laura Linney (Mystic River) and Steven Weber (Leaving Las Vegas) star in this charming screen adaptation of A.R. Gurney's internationally-acclaimed stage hit, a heartfelt look at love, life and friendship, directed by the legendary Stanley Donen (Singin In the Rain). Andy is a serious, down-to-earth attorney. Melissa is a lively, free-spirited artist. But these two opposites have a definite attraction. They are childhood friends who share a lifetime of experiences through a voluminous series of letters and notes. Poignant, romantic and frequently funny, their correspondence follows a bittersweet path of boarding schools, marriage, children, divorce and missed opportunities. It's the life journey of two soul matesenacted through words both written and unsaidwho share the greatest gift of all: the gift of love.

Original Release

04/12/1999

US Release

04/12/1999

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Cast

Steven Weber Andrew Ladd
Laura Linney Melissa Gardner Cobb
Kirsten Storms Teenaged Melissa
Chas Lawther Harry
Tim Redwine Teenaged Andrew
Isabella Fink Melissa - Age 7
Stephen Joffe Andy - Age 7
Patrick Galligan Charlie Jenkins
Jackie Richardson Ella
Emily Hampshire Gretchen Lascelles
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Stanley Donen

Writers

A.R. Gurney

Cast

Steven Weber Andrew Ladd
Laura Linney Melissa Gardner Cobb
Kirsten Storms Teenaged Melissa
Chas Lawther Harry
Tim Redwine Teenaged Andrew
Isabella Fink Melissa - Age 7
Stephen Joffe Andy - Age 7
Patrick Galligan Charlie Jenkins
Jackie Richardson Ella
Emily Hampshire Gretchen Lascelles
Eve Conroy Miss Conroy
Marcia Diamond Kitty Walpole
June Whitman Mrs. Pommeroy
Aaron Ashmore Bob Bartram
Pixie Bigelow Woman in park
David Christo Sam
Jon Gallagher Football Player
Mandy Lee Jones Christmas Party Guest
David Tompa Brother Billy

Producers

Leonard Goldberg Executive Producer
Martin Starger Executive Producer
Howard P. Alston Producer

Editors

Robert M. Reitano, Philip Weisman

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