In the Land of Women

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Overview

A man having trouble with women suddenly finds himself surrounded by them in this independent comedy drama. Carter Webb Adam Brody is a successful writer who has fallen into an emotional tailspin after his girlfriend, well-known actress Sophia Elena Anaya, breaks up with him. When Carter learns that his grandmother Olympia Dukakis is in failing health, he decides to leave California and return to his hometown of Detroit to help take care of her and beginning work on his long-planned novel. As Carter spends time ...
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Overview

A man having trouble with women suddenly finds himself surrounded by them in this independent comedy drama. Carter Webb Adam Brody is a successful writer who has fallen into an emotional tailspin after his girlfriend, well-known actress Sophia Elena Anaya, breaks up with him. When Carter learns that his grandmother Olympia Dukakis is in failing health, he decides to leave California and return to his hometown of Detroit to help take care of her and beginning work on his long-planned novel. As Carter spends time with his grandmother, he becomes friendly with her neighbors -- mom Sarah Hardwicke Meg Ryan and her two daughters, angst-ridden teen Lucy Kristen Stewart and precocious 11-year-old Paige Makenzie Vega. As Sarah attempts to deal with a pressing personal crisis and Carter begins sorting out his relationship issues, he discovers that sometimes what feels like the end is actually just a new beginning. In the Land of Women was the first directorial project for actor and screenwriter Jon Kasdan, the son of writer and director Lawrence Kasdan.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 012569736764
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Language: Español
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 16,627

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Adam Brody Carter Webb
Kristen Stewart Lucy Hardwicke
Meg Ryan Sarah Hardwicke
Olympia Dukakis Phyllis
Makenzie Vega Paige Hardwicke
Elena Anaya Sofia Buñuel
Clark Gregg Nelson Hardwicke
JoBeth Williams Agnes Webb
Dustin Milligan Eric Watts
Ginnifer Goodwin Janey
Kelsey Keel Teenage Girl
Danielle Savre Teenage Girl
Gina Mantegna Teenage Girl
Robert Reinis Avi Rosenberg
Graham Wardle Gabe Foley
Elise Gatien Tiffany
Christine Danielle Tanya
Jeff Cunningham Howard Portchnik
Tamara Lovegrove Party Girl
Brittany Starling Party Girl
Ilyse Mimoun Nelson's Assistant
Karin Konoval Dr. Ida Rosen
Angus Bozo
Bret Harrison
Lindsay Sloane
Technical Credits
Jon Kasdan Director, Screenwriter
Stuart Aikins Casting
Paul Barry Asst. Director
Tom Brumberger Makeup
Paul Cameron Cinematographer
Sandy Cochrane Production Designer
Sean Cossey Casting
David Crone Camera Operator
Sig De Miguel Casting
Cathy Sandrich Gelfond Casting
Steve Golin Producer
Robert Grieve Sound/Sound Designer
David Husby Sound/Sound Designer
David Kanter Producer
Lawrence Kasdan Executive Producer
Mark Kasdan Consultant/advisor
Trish Keating Costumes/Costume Designer
Barbara Kelly Co-producer
Jon Kralt Stunts
Carol Littleton Editor
Scott MacDonald Camera Operator
Amanda Mackey Casting
Julia Neville Production Manager
Tim O'Heir Sound Mixer
Pierre Paul Special Effects
Manish Raval Musical Direction/Supervision
Margot Ready Art Director
Stephen Trask Score Composer
Noriko Watanabe Makeup
Wendy Weidman Casting
Tom Wolfe Musical Direction/Supervision
Jori Woodman Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- In the Land of Women - Widescreen
1. Sophia's Space [3:57]
2. No Really Great Girl [2:53]
3. No Big Deal [2:42]
4. Hi, Grandma [4:08]
5. Neighbors Meet [3:58]
6. Morning Blahs [3:38]
7. Great Listener [4:22]
8. Heartsick [4:37]
9. Kill Myself First [3:18]
10. Need to Know [4:00]
11. Real Love [4:54]
12. I Want to Tell You [1:56]
13. Face to Face [4:55]
14. Mad at My Mom [5:26]
15. Raining Sorrow [4:04]
16. Lucy's Problem [3:49]
17. Party Punch [4:46]
18. People That Need You [4:19]
19. Don't Touch [4:12]
20. Personal Crises [3:11]
21. I'll Always Be There [4:40]
22. Thank You [2:32]
23. End of Grandma's Story [2:12]
24. Last Word [2:30]
25. Fresh Eyes [1:42]
26. End Credits [5:06]
Disc #1, Side B -- In the Land of Women - Standard
1. Sophia's Space [3:57]
2. No Really Great Girl [2:53]
3. No Big Deal [2:42]
4. Hi, Grandma [4:08]
5. Neighbors Meet [3:58]
6. Morning Blahs [3:38]
7. Great Listener [4:22]
8. Heartsick [4:37]
9. Kill Myself First [3:18]
10. Need to Know [4:00]
11. Real Love [4:54]
12. I Want to Tell You [1:56]
13. Face to Face [4:55]
14. Mad at My Mom [5:26]
15. Raining Sorrow [4:04]
16. Lucy's Problem [3:49]
17. Party Punch [4:46]
18. People That Need You [4:19]
19. Don't Touch [4:12]
20. Personal Crises [3:11]
21. I'll Always Be There [4:40]
22. Thank You [2:32]
23. End of Grandma's Story [2:12]
24. Last Word [2:30]
25. Fresh Eyes [1:42]
26. End Credits [5:06]
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Disc #1, Side A -- In the Land of Women - Widescreen
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      Spoken Languages: English 5.1
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Disc #1, Side B -- In the Land of Women - Standard
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      Spoken Languages: English 5.1
      Spoken Languages: Español 5.1
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      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Español
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  • Posted February 2, 2012

    Sad

    this movie was very sad. although i thought Kristen Stewart and Meg Ryan did a great acting job, this film was Depressing.
    i was hoping for more zing, thought might be alittle Romance in it.. it lacked alot... but thats just my opinion....

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    In the Land of Women

    Good chick flick. Would definitely recommend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Lookin for Love in Seemingly Wrong Places

    The Kasdan Family has made a significant mark on the better films of Hollywood and Jon Kasdan (writer/director of IN THE LAND OF WOMEN) holds those values of fine cinema intact. Having appeared as an actor in some films of his father Lawrence Kasdan (Grand Canyon, The Big Chill, Body Heat, Mumford, Dreamcatcher, The Bodyguard, etc), he has not only inherited his father's credo of making meaningful statements about life as we are currently living it, he has absorbed the fluid character development of those films and added his own sensitive touch with graceful dialog. He is a talent to watch. Soft porn writer Carter Webb (Adam Brody in a very fine performance) lives in Los Angeles near his depressed mother (JoBeth Williams) and has just been dumped by his actress girlfriend Sofia Buñuel (Elena Anaya). When his mother learns of her mother's failing state, the distraught Carter offers to travel to suburban Michigan to stay with his grandma Phyllis (Olympia Dukakis). Once in picturesque Michigan Carter deals with his lovable but eccentric grandma and meets the across the street neighbors - mother Sarah (Meg Ryan in fine form), daughters Lucy (Kristin Stewart) and the younger Paige (Makenzie Vega), and errant husband Nelson (Clark Gregg). In this setting of a 'woman world' Carter is key to aiding the various maladies of each of the women while addressing his own disappointing failed relationship. The manner in which he intervenes by simply being present and tender and caring makes a positive impact on not only those around him but also on his own life and talent as a meaningful writer. In what could have been a soupy chick flick Jon Kasdan has instead provided a script that has a healthy dose of homespun philosophy and has guided his multi-talented cast to offer some of their finest moments on film. This is an entertaining movie, but it is also a balm for viewers who have experienced life-threatening illness, broken homes, coping with the elderly, and ultimately coping with death. It simply works. Grady Harp

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Beware of the misleading trailer.

    For all of you expecting this movie to be a love story, just know that it is not. There is a love story in the movie, but you don't realize it until the last few minutes of the film and is not between who you expect it to be. Note the change in the movies cover because of the complaints about how misleading it was. This movie is about relationships between family members and that sometimes an outside source is what you need to realize the errors of your ways. The acting is fantastic for a teen movie. The story is interesting, but some might consider it unrealistic.

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