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Indiscreet (1958)

Approved  |   |  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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Trivia

Leslie Weston was booked to play a taxi driver but withdrew his services and was replaced. See more »

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When Anna and Philip arrive back at Anna's apartment after their first date Anna lights the fireplace. First the flames are abundant and high yet moments later when the camera cuts as they talk and walk around the living room the flames are barely noticeably. However as the camera pulls out showing Anna alone in her living room, when Philip has left, the high flames have returned and the fire is roaring once again. See more »

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Anna Kalman: I like a man with a glass in his hand.
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References Mata Hari (1931) See more »

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INDISCREET
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
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Tidy and talky...
10 November 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Star trifle wastes Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman on stuffy, inferior material. Derived from the play "Kind Sir", plot has a popular stage actress falling for an American Diplomat in London; trouble is, he says he's married. Director Stanley Donen stages the proceedings just like a play (the only exception is a funny sequence involving split-screen). Ingrid is classy and lovely (as usual), but there are no sparks between she and Grant, who is a real mystery; at half-mast for the first hour, Cary suddenly livens up...and perhaps goes too far, becoming hammy and obnoxious. The plot has too few twists, although the last-act is witty and features some clever dialogue. ** from ****


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