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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 original Broadway production of "Kind Sir" by Norman Krasna on which the movie is based opened at the Alvin Theater on November 4, 1953, ran for 166 performances and closed on March 27, 1954. The cast included Charles Boyer and Mary Martin in the Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman roles. See more »

Goofs

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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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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