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Intersection (1994)



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A man who may be on the verge of death quickly takes a thorough look at his life in this drama. Vincent Eastman (Richard Gere) is speeding along a mountain road in Canada when, while swerving to avoid a stalled van, he discovers that he's about to run headfirst into a trailer truck. As he's about to suffer a potentially fatal accident, Vincent finds himself flashing back on the events of his life -- most notably his relationships with his wife Sally (Sharon Stone), his mistress Olivia (Lolita Davidovich), and his daughter Meaghan (Jenny Morrison). While Vincent genuinely cares for Sally, he finds her cold and unemotional, but while the free-spirited Olivia has a passion for life that Sally lacks, Vincent can't bring himself to leave his wife for her. All parties involved feel that Vincent is hurting Meaghan with his inability to commit himself one way or the other, and his friend Neal (Martin Landau), a partner in his architectural firm, warns him that it is wrong for a man to live under two roofs at once. Intersection was an American adaptation of the 1970 French drama Les Choses de la Vie.

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Richard Gere
as Vincent Eastman
Sharon Stone
as Sally Eastman
Lolita Davidovich
as Olivia Marshak
David Selby
as Richard Quarry
Jennifer Morrison
as Meaghan Eastman
Ron White
as Charlie
Scott Bellis
as Van Driver
Patricia Harras
as Van Driver's Wife
Keegan MacIntosh
as Van Driver's Son
A.C. Peterson
as Semi-Driver
Sandra P. Grant
as Receptionist
Jay Brazeau
as Businessman
Robyn Stevan
as Step Magazine
Dave Hurtubise
as Step Magazine
Gary Jones
as Step Magazine
Gerry McAteer
as Step Magazine
Christine Lippa
as Step Magazine
Denalda Williams
as Step Magazine
Eli Gabay
as Step Magazine
Akiko Morison
as Step Magazine
Barney McFadden
as Developer
Kevin McNulty
as Developer
Mikal Dughi
as Mrs. Krask
Mark Roberts
as John Graham
Marlene Worrall
as Kirsten Graham
Ted Deeken
as Auctioneer
Thomas Heaton
as Grandfather
Bill Finck
as Man at Auction
Carol Whiteman
as Auction Cashier
Stacy Grant
as Hostess
Andrew Guy
as Bartender
Suki Kaiser
as Diner Waitress
Tom Heaton
as Grandfather
Christine Hendra
as Little Girl
Timothy Webber
as Truck Driver
Christopher J. Tuck
as Passenger in Pick-Up Truck
Gary Chalk
as Paramedic
Veena Sood
as Intern
Tim Battle
as Draftsman
Nancy Cawsey
as Trauma Nurse
Katherine McLaren
as Trauma Nurse
D'Arcy Lawrence
as Radiologist
Ron Chartier
as Resident
Denise Beaudry
as Anesthesiologist
Susan Astley
as Woman in Waiting Room
Loretta Bailey
as Nurse in Waiting Room
Margaret Nelson
as Nurse at Desk
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Critic Reviews for Intersection

All Critics (32) | Top Critics (14)

Intersection pretends to be a movie of grown-up, middle-aged concerns, but it plays like a rather dull and pointless soap opera.

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Mark Rydell directs, often with a leaden hand, but the film is intriguingly structured and has the kind of bittersweet, double-edged ending too rare in mainstream Hollywood these days.

November 13, 2017 | Full Review…

Stone deserves some points for playing a recognizable human being while Davidovich fares less well in an underscripted part, but what sabotages the story altogether is Gere's boundless narcissism.

August 3, 2009 | Full Review…

This very loose adaptation (acknowledgement of the sources is buried in the end credits) attempts to goose things up here and there, but original's essentially meditative nature is left quite unfulfilled by the new approach and glamour cast.

March 26, 2009

Less neurotic and sexually charged than usual, Gere digs deep to find the source of his character's chronic indecisiveness.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Tespite the glossiness, it winds up seeming profoundly uneventful, perhaps because the car crash is the story's only real dramatic turn.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Intersection


I picked this one up as an ex-rental as it was only $2, and I felt like good thriller. Well... this wasn't that... more a drama than I would have exopected from the cover. Not much to keep me in suspense, or really care less, quite honestly. It wasn't awful, but it was a bit confusing, chopping back in time (or maybe just not interesting enough to keep my attention focused!). Sharon Stone was the best in it. Her acting is pretty good here. Richard Gere I don't like, and this one hasn't changed my opinion. Lolita Davidovich, just so so, not overly convincing in the role, but okay. The main one of interest was a quite young "Jenny" Morrison (as she is credited here!). Ending is good, kind of makes up for a very average movie, but still not enough to have made me glad I sat and watched it. Think I will give this one to my mother, she thinks Richard is a babe (gag!).

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Strange film that's more perplexing than riveting.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer


Not bad, I like Richard Gere.

Lee Kyle
Lee Kyle

Super Reviewer

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