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All Fall Down (1962)

 -  Drama  -  11 April 1962 (USA)
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Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love ... See full summary »

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Echo O'Brien
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Annabell Willart
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Clinton Willart (as Brandon de Wilde)
Constance Ford ...
Mrs. Mandel
Barbara Baxley ...
Schoolteacher
Evans Evans ...
Hedy
Madame Spivy ...
Bouncer
Albert Paulsen ...
Captain Ramirez (as Albert Paulson)
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Paul Bryar ...
Manager of Sweet Shop (scenes deleted)
Robert Sorrells ...
Waiter in Sweet Shop (scenes deleted)
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Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love affair, this time with an older woman named Echo O'Brien, he really gets his parents at each others' throats. Written by Alfred Jingle

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Male enough to attract a dozen women...not man enough to be faithful to one!

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11 April 1962 (USA)  »

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A cada cual su propio infierno  »

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One of the two 1962's releases directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Angela Lansbury in a supporting role, with the other film being The Manchurian Candidate (1962). See more »

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When Mrs. Mandel waves a $50 bill at Berry-Berry, the bill turns upside down between the long shot and the close-up. See more »

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Clinton Willart: You really do hate life, don't you, Berry-Berry? You know, when you told me that before, I went along with you. Because I wanted to be just like you in every way I could. But I LIKE life, Berry-Berry. So long, Berry-Berry.
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masterpiece of actors more famous elsewhere...
25 December 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Guess what? Aside from All Quiet on the Western Front, this darn movie sticks in my mind more than most downer movies... you simply can't believe how completely uncomfortable you become, moment by moment, as the unfolding family disaster gets simply worse and worse---and worse, till finally the increasingly disjointed, insular world of everyone in the movie comes completely unravelled. Eve Marie Saint escapes---perhaps to North by Northwest---where her career hits a brick wall, but everyone else goes on to newer, better things moviewise, careerwise. Sadly overlooked, like "Mike's Murder" years later, this film burns a hole in the memory and one but wonders whatever happened to the early sixties era in which it was produced. Definitely not what I remember of the sixties---in and of itself, a dead era. This is in fact not a sixties movie, though produced in 1962---it is the definite deathknell of fifties entertainment and attitudes, combined with a great monstermother (Angela Lansbury) of a movie besides! Watch in particular Brandon de Wilde and Berry Berry (Warren Beatty) mix it up---well worth the price of admission!


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