Women Make Film: Girlfriends (1978), Alicia Malone, Claudia Weill
Filmmaker Claudia Weill joins TCM’s Alicia Malone for her introduction and comments following her own Girlfriends, 1978.
Girlfriends (1978) -- (Movie Clip) I Caught The Bouquet
At a party following her roommates wedding, struggling New York photographer Susan (Melanie Mayron) is greeted by hostess Terry (Jean De Baer), and the sublime first appearance of Christopher Guest as Harry, Claudia Weill directing from Vicki Polons screenplay, in Girlfriends, 1978.
Girlfriends (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Thank You For The Hideous Buddha
Anne (Anita Skinner) and her husband Martin (Bob Balaban) working on thank-yous for wedding presents, decide to invite her now ex-roommate, photographer Susan (Melanie Mayron) to their suburban home for the weekend, in Claudia Weills Girlfriends, 1978.
Girlfriends (1978) -- (Movie Clip) I Have A War With My Mother
The first scene following the credits, with the two de facto title characters, previously just introduced, Melanie Mayron as photographer Susan and Anita Skinner as aspiring writer Anne, in Claudia Weills celebrated feature debut Girlfriends, 1978.
Girlfriends (1978) -- (Movie Clip) How Can You Get Married?
Minimal staging from first-time director Claudia Weill, Susan (Melanie Mayron) rushes to the laundromat with news for roommate Anne (Anita Skinner), who has an update of her own, with the off-screen first appearance of Bob Balaban as boyfriend Martin, in Girlfriends, 1978.