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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  25 May 1967 (USA)
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Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corrie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.

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Paul Bratter, a conservative young lawyer, marries a vivacious young woman, Corrie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment. Written by Jim Cobb

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The amount of time Fonda and Redford spent in the hotel on their honeymoon without coming out was five days. The hotel record was six days. See more »

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Opening closeup of kissing in the carriage reveals changes in position of hands and blanket. See more »

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Victor Velasco: Shama shama elma commama!
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Standard Simon
6 November 2004 | by (Montréal) – See all my reviews

I happen to prefer 'The Odd Couple' and 'The Out-of-Towners' but 'Barefoot in the Park' is good too. Surprisingly, I didn't find it as dated as 'The Goodbye Girl' which I saw recently.

As in all Neil Simon scripts, you'll get the weird situations, the quirky characters and the good lines. (My favourite: "Who lives in 4D?" "A big cat with a can opener.")

True, the movie appears staged, and the 1960s sets are, well, 1960s sets. But who cares. Robert Redford and Jane Fonda were young and attractive. And Charles Boyer steals the show, if that's possible with a Neil Simon script.


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