- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 29, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Closed Captioned - English - Optional
- Dolby Digital Surround Sound 5.1 - English, French
- Subtitles - English, French - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Nicole Holofcener - Director; Anthony Bregman - Producer
- Sundance Featurette
- Los Angeles Premiere Featurette
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Movieline's Hollywood Life - 03/01/2006
"Holofcenter has a sharp eye for the oddities in contemporary relationships, and there are many funny, observant moments in this Los Angeles roundelay."
Rolling Stone - 04/20/2006
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Smart, witty and alert....The film is a field day for actresses. And their teamwork is a thing of beauty....It touches a nerve."
Entertainment Weekly - 04/14/2006
"There is, indeed, a discernible clarity to the actual filmmaking here, and an attractive feminine wit evident in the artistry." -- Grade: B
New York Times - 04/07/2006
"[G]reatly appealing....Ms. Holofcener writes wonderful, recognizably real characters..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/07/2006
"[P]iercingly observed, achingly perceptive....FRIENDS blends empathy and a great sense of comic timing with the richness of Holofcener's trademark take-no-prisoners observations..."
Premiere - 05/01/2006
3 stars out of 4 -- "FRIENDS is well-crafted, intelligent, genuinely adult fare."
USA Today - 04/07/2006
"The film is likable, with some funny moments and recognizable human conflicts....Sharply observed and cleverly written..."
Total Film - 07/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "Holofcenter refuses to judge her characters, letting us decide for ourselves which of her impeccable ensemble deserves our attention and sympathy."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2006
"[T]he performances are engaging, and the dialogue has precision and verve..."
Los Angeles, California |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: April 7, 2006