Nicole Holofcener


Nicole Holofcener (born March 22, 1960) is an American film and television director and screenwriter. She has directed five feature films (most of them starring or co-starring Catherine Keener), including Friends with Money (2006), with Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Keener, and Frances McDormand; and Enough Said (2013), with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Keener, Toni Collette and Ben Falcone; as well as various television series. She was a student of director Martin Scorsese. Along with Jeff Whitty, Holofcener received a 2019 Academy Award nomination for Adapted Screenplay and won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film Can You Ever Forgive Me?, with Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Jane Curtin, Anna Deavere Smith, Stephen Spinella, and Falcone.

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • Angry (1991) – short
  • Walking and Talking (1996) – director, writer
  • Lovely and Amazing (2001) – director, writer
  • Friends with Money (2006) – director, writer
  • Please Give (2010) – director, writer
  • Enough Said (2013) – director, writer
  • Every Secret Thing (2014) – directed by Amy J. Berg – writer
  • The Land of Steady Habits (2018)
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) – directed by Marielle Heller – co-writer
  • The Last Duel (2020) – directed by Ridley Scott – co-written with Ben Affleck & Matt Damon