"Girlfriends", motion picture "` "`about a young woman`s efforts to start a career in photography and find true love. Released in 1978, the film features Melanie Mayron as Susan Weinblatt, a woman in her 20s who shares her hopes and complaints about work and love with her friend Anne (played by Anita Skinner), an aspiring poet. When Anne gets married, Susan struggles to figure everything out on her own.

"`Director"`Claudia Weill

Claudia Weill

"`Cast"`Melanie Mayron (Susan Weinblatt)Anita

Melanie Mayron (Susan Weinblatt)
Anita Skinner (Anne Munroe)
Eli Wallach (Rabbi Gold)
Christopher Guest (Eric)
Bob Balaban (Martin)
Gina Rogak (Julie)
Amy Wright (Ceil)
Viveca Lindfors (Beatrice)
Mike Kellin (Abe)
Jean De Baer (Terry)
Kenneth McMillan (Cabbie)
Russell Horton (Photo editor)
Tanya Berezin (Rabbi`s wife)
Kathryn Walker (Carpel`s receptionist)
Roderick Cook (Carpel)
Kristoffer Tabori (Charlie)

"`Awards"`Locarno International

Locarno International Film Festival Bronze Leopard Award (1978): Melanie Mayron

"`Trivia"`The film`s director

The film`s director, Claudia Weill, went on to direct the popular 1980s television series thirtysomething.

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