THE BIG CHILL is a glib, seriocomic look at a 1980s reunion of a group of old college friends who were radicals during the 1960s, and how their lives have changed since that time. Strong acting and a string of classic rock and soul tunes make up for a superficial script.
A group of former college friends are reunited for a funeral after learning of the suicide of another friend who had been staying at the house of running shoe mogul Harold (Kevin Kline) and his physician wife Sarah (Glenn Close). After the funeral, the group gathers at Harold and Sarah's house for
the weekend. As the friends get reacquainted while eating, drinking, flirting, getting stoned and d...