Living Out Loud is a 1998 comedy-drama film written and directed by Richard LaGravenese. The film, set in New York City, stars Holly Hunter, Danny DeVito, Queen Latifah, Martin Donovan, and Claudia Shear.
Judith Moore had what she thought was a perfect marriage, both she and her husband studying to be doctors. But after she puts her studies on hold to find a job and support them, her husband promptly leaves Judith to be with another doctor.
Depressed, she holes up in her apartment, where the middle-aged Pat Francato serves as a building superintendent and elevator operator. He is as lonely as she is, beset with gambling problems, and for a moment Judith and Pat make a connection.
Unfortunately, what he wishes to pursue as a romantic relationship, Judith sees only as a friendship. Her friend Liz Bailey, who sings at a nightclub, makes attempts to improve Judith's love life as well as her own.
By the time Judith's loneliness becomes overwhelming and she misses what she had with Pat, a...