How does an attractively neurotic, intellectually vain New Yorker (Chris Eigeman, a familiar presence in the movies of Whit Stillman) learn to allow himself to be happy with a beautiful, wealthy, interested young widow (Famke Janssen) and her two kids? In one minuscule, New Yorker magazine-centric part of the world, he turns to the handyman of choice: a stern psychoanalyst (Ian Holm). The filmmaking is rudimentary in The Treatment, Oren Rudavsky’s adaptation of Daniel Menaker’s novel, but the feeling for the patient-and-shrink dynamic is authentic. And Holm makes a colorful Freudian who may be more fantasy than real.
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama; Starring: Chris Eigeman, Famke Janssen, Ian Holm; Director: Oren Rudavsky; Author: Daniel Saul Housman, Oren Rudavsky; Release Date Limited: 05/04/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 86; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: New Yorker
Posted May 9 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT
- 'Real Housewives' star Yolanda Foster and music producer David Foster are divorcing
- Morrissey wins the award for the worst sex writing
- Helen Mirren in talks to join Will Smith in 'Collateral Beauty'
- Nicholas Brendon opens up about suicide attempt on 'Dr. Phil'
- What if Peter Griffin was the voice of Chewbacca?
- John 'Cha Cha' Ciarcia, actor on 'The Sopranos,' dies at 75
- People are naming their kids after the 'Empire' family