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Bye Bye Braverman (1968)

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Four Jewish intellectuals carpool to the funeral of their old friend Leslie Braverman, who died suddenly at age 41.

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Inez Braverman
Godfrey Cambridge ...
Taxi Driver
Phyllis Newman ...
Myra Mandelbaum
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Felix Ottensteen
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Holly Levine
Zohra Lampert ...
Etta Rieff
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The Rabbi
Susan Wyler ...
Pilar
Leib Lensky ...
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Friends gather for the funeral of a friend. Sub-plots unfold as the group attempts to link-up to attend the funeral of their friend, Braverman. Written by <darmabum@li.net>

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You'll laugh all the way to the funeral. See more »

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21 February 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Addio Braverman  »

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At the funeral home where Alan King, as the Rabbi, is delivering a eulogy he references living one's life as "007." The next shot is of Joseph Wiseman who played "Dr No" in the James Bond movie of the same name; Wiseman's character. See more »

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When Phyllis Newman puts her panties on, it can be seen that she is already wearing a pair. See more »

Quotes

Barnet Weinstein: [to Monroe] Well, he may be losing his memory, but not as fast as he's losing his hair.
[to Holly]
Barnet Weinstein: You look like an avant-garde Yul Brynner.
Holly Levine: Yul Brynner shaves his head, I'm authentic.
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References Shoeshine (1946) See more »

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Four good actors in a red VW driving all over New York City ..................
23 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not convinced that "Bye Bye Braverman" is much more than a stage play inside a red Volkswagon. This is all about the dialog, and quite frankly a lot of it is kind of boring. The characters, four Jewish intellectuals, are well developed, but seem very one dimensional. The movie is essentially one long misadventure on their way to a funeral. Godfrey Cambridge as a "Black Jewish cabdriver", and Alan King as a long winded Rabbi, are the most memorable scenes. George Segal is his usual droopy self, and Jack Warden his usual gruff self. Overall the film is a time capsule, that you may or may not want to open, depending on your tolerance for a lot of often times meaningless dialog. - MERK


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