Angie

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Angie (Hollywood Pictures Movie)

“Angie” is a romantic drama film released in 1994, directed by Martha Coolidge. The movie stars Geena Davis as Angie Scacciapensieri, Stephen Rea as Noel Riordan, and James Gandolfini as Vinnie.

The story follows Angie Scacciapensieri, a working-class woman from the Bronx who becomes pregnant after a brief affair with a married man. Unwilling to marry him and settle for a life she doesn’t want, she decides to raise the baby on her own.

As she navigates the challenges of single motherhood, she faces judgment from her family and friends, who have their own expectations for her life. Angie also meets Noel Riordan, a kind and supportive man who becomes a friend and potential love interest.

The film explores Angie’s journey of self-discovery and the struggles she faces as she tries to create a better life for herself and her child.

“Angie” is known for Geena Davis’s compelling performance as the strong-willed and independent title character. The movie touches on themes of motherhood, self-empowerment, and the importance of following one’s heart despite societal expectations.

The film received mixed reviews from critics but has resonated with audiences who appreciate heartfelt dramas that portray the complexities of relationships and the pursuit of happiness.

“Angie” serves as a touchstone for viewers seeking an authentic and relatable drama that celebrates the strength and resilience of a woman trying to find her place in the world while embracing the challenges and joys of motherhood. It remains a touching and emotionally engaging film that continues to connect with audiences through its honest portrayal of life’s triumphs and struggles.



Additional Details

Cast

  • Geena Davis: Angie
  • James Gandolfini: Vinnie
  • Stephen Rea: Noel
  • Aida Turturro: Tina
  • Leonard Spinelli: Tina
  • Philip Bosco: Frank
  • Jenny O’Hara: Kathy
  • Margaret Cho: Admissions Nurse

Crew

  • Director: Marth Coolidge
  • Producer: Larry Brezner, Roger Birnbaum, Patrick McCormick and Joe Roth
  • Writer: Todd Graff

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