Object Of My Affection

Object Of My Affection

Director: Nicholas Hytner Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Alan Alda

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Overview

Nicholas Hytner (The Crucible) directed this Wendy Wasserstein screenplay, adapted from Stephen McCauley's novel, about the romantic mismatch of a gay man and a young pregnant woman. When literary agent Sidney Miller (Alan Alda) and his wife Constance (Allison Janney) have a dinner party, Constance's social-worker stepsister Nina Borowski (Jennifer Aniston) attends without her lawyer boyfriend Vince McBride (John Pankow). Also present are gay schoolteacher George Hanson (Paul Rudd) and his lover, Dr. Robert Joley (Tim Daly). George learns from Nina that he's being dumped by Robert, a scene ensues, and Nina then invites George to stay in the spare room of her Brooklyn apartment. Nina still has sex with boyfriend Vince, but during late-night talks, she begins to bond with her gay roommate. Nina and George take dance lessons at the local senior citizen's community center, and Gershwin's "You Were Meant for Me" sets the tone for romance as the two become soul mates. Unfortunately, shortly after their love blooms, Nina learns she's pregnant by Vince, who is no longer the object of her affections. Instead of telling the unwanted Vince right away, Nina asks George to join her in raising the child. George stays on, but in the months that follow, he also begins to see men again. Robert takes him along to a Connecticut conference where drama critic Rodney Fraser (Nigel Hawthorne) has Paul James (Amo Gulinello) in tow. George and Paul have an instant attraction, and this prompts everyone involved to reassess their emotional commitments.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/08/2002
UPC: 0024543027522
Original Release: 1998
Rating: R
Source: 20th Century Fox
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:51:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jennifer Aniston Nina Borowski
Paul Rudd George Hanson
Alan Alda Sidney Miller
Nigel Hawthorne Rodney Fraser
John Pankow Vince McBride
Tim Daly Dr. Robert Joley
Allison Janney Constance Miller
Steve Zahn Frank Hanson
Amo Gulinello Paul James
Bruce Altman Dr. Goldstein
Kevin Carroll Louis Crowley
Lauren Varija Pratt Sally Miller
Samia Shoaib Suni

Technical Credits
Nicholas Hytner Director
Petra Alexandria Associate Producer
Tariq Anwar Editor
Michael Barosky Sound/Sound Designer
Susan Bode-Tyson Set Decoration/Design
John Dunn Costumes/Costume Designer
George Fenton Score Composer
Sam Hoffman Asst. Director
Laurence Mark Producer
Jane Musky Production Designer
Diana Pokorny Co-producer
Earl Rose Songwriter
Oliver Stapleton Cinematographer
Daniel Swee Casting
Wendy Wasserstein Screenwriter
Patricia Woodbridge Art Director

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Object Of My Affection 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
ah the oject of my affection a girl that has a gay friend she ends up pregent for a guy but she rather her gay pal to be the father cause she's in love with him and even though he's gay that won't matter cause she loves him a real sweet romatic comedy
Guest More than 1 year ago
A truly wonderful movie, first romance i really enjoyed. It touches your heart as much as it is related to life.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
As much as this film coud be considered a chick flick, I realy enjoyed it and truly enjoyed all of it.