Your Friends & Neighbors

Overview

Your Friends & Neighbors is a searing display of the war between the sexes, delivered with the kind of wit used by the great Restoration playwrights to expose the hypocrisies in male/female relationships.

Neil Labute's debut feature, in the company of men, was described by Variety as "a dark, probing, truly disturbing exploration of yuppie angst and male anxieties". In Your Friends & Neighbors, male anxiety is again on show, but in a much wider context, revealing the ...

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Overview

Your Friends & Neighbors is a searing display of the war between the sexes, delivered with the kind of wit used by the great Restoration playwrights to expose the hypocrisies in male/female relationships.

Neil Labute's debut feature, in the company of men, was described by Variety as "a dark, probing, truly disturbing exploration of yuppie angst and male anxieties". In Your Friends & Neighbors, male anxiety is again on show, but in a much wider context, revealing the rabid desire of people-regardless of sex- to serve their own interests at any cost.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The work of an original filmmaker who takes no prisoners." —Janet Maslin, The New York Times

"A brutally funny sex comedy." —Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Janet Maslin
The work of an original filmmaker who takes no prisoners. -- The New York Times
Peters Travers
A brutally funny sex comedy. -- Rolling Stone
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780571197910
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Publication date: 10/30/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 1,122,953
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Neil LaBute lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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