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Indiscreet (1958)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  20 May 1958 (USA)
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Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met ... See full summary »

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Anna Kalman is a London based actress. She has been unable to find love in her life. The reason why she came home early from a vacation to Majorca fits into that theme, as the man she met there and was initially attracted to ended up not being who she thought he was as a man. Upon her arrival home, she meets the suave Philip Adams, a financier who is a work acquaintance of her brother-in-law, diplomat Alfred Munson. Philip initially states that there is no Mrs. Adams in his life. But when Anna later asks him out, he clarifies that statement in that there is no Mrs. Adams in London, as she is at home in San Francisco. Regardless, Anna decides still to ask him on the date she had intended to the ballet. He accepts, letting her know that whatever happens between the two of them that he will never be able to leave his wife. As time goes on, the two fall in love, their happiness which can only be sustained as long as Philip has his Paris-based contract with NATO. So when Philip announces ... Written by Huggo

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How dare he make love to me - And not be a married man!

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The casting of Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman as slightly older and wiser lovers had greater relevance to 1958 audiences. Grant was on the third of his five marriages, while Bergman had ridden the waves of scandal following her adulterous relationship with Italian director Roberto Rossellini. See more »

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Bergman puts her gloves on the back of the chair; Grant puts his coat over the gloves. But when he pulls his coat off the chair just before he leaves, the gloves have disappeared. See more »

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Philip Adams: Oh, I tell you. Women are not the sensitive sex. That's one of the grand delusions of literature. Men are the true romanticists.
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INDISCREET
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
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Wonderful, light comedy-no messages, no meanings, just enjoy!
26 May 2006 | by (So.CA) – See all my reviews

I have been reading some of the comments about this film. Everyone needs to lighten up - This movie is basically what movie making is supposed to be about: ENTERTAINMENT! This is a light comedy. It stars two of the screens finest: Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant. It has no hidden message, no hidden meanings. Just sit back and enjoy the performances. The entire cast is splendid - and directed very, very well. It was intended to be a "fun" film. It is fun to see the relationship blossom - it's fun to see the chaos that ensues. I have always adored Ingrid Bergman - I have always loved Cary Grant. You'll love them, too. Stanley Donen made very adult films, meaning subject, not content in this case. There is nothing in this film that children should not see - they just won't understand it. But it was not made for kids anyway, so, pop some popcorn, grab a soda, put your feet up and have fun watching this film!


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