Crossing Delancey

Crossing Delancey

Crossing Delancey is a 1988 American romantic comedy film starring Amy Irving and Peter Riegert. Joan Micklin Silver directed it, drawing upon a play by Susan Sandler, who also wrote the screenplay. Amy Irving was nominated for a Golden Globe for the movie, for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.


Isabelle Grossman works for a New York bookstore which supports authors through public readings. When author Anton Maes comes to the bookstore to give a reading, he shows an interest in Isabelle, who is enamored with the intellectual world that is very different from her traditional Jewish upbringing.

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    contentLocation New York City
    director Joan Micklin Silver
    editor Rick Shaine
    genre comedy
    keywords date marriage broker read sleep upbringing
    musicBy Paul Chihara
    producer Michael Nozik
    publisher Warner Bros.
    theme romantic comedy