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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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This motion picture is conceived to erase the memory of Leslie Braverman who had the poor taste to drop dead, without warning, thereby inflicting on his family and friends all sorts of burdensome inconveniences--like, for openers, the funeral... See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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21 February 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Addio Braverman  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Although Jewish tradition requires a closed casket, an open casket is seen as part of a plot point at a Jewish funeral. 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 The Lady Vanishes (1938) See more »

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lovely, quirky, human, and a lasting pleasure
24 February 2003 | by (Lawrence KS) – See all my reviews

Segal, Wiseman, Booke and Warden: each actor's performance makes for a superb piece of a patchwork quilt. These old friends may rub roughly against each other, in a NY/ethnic kind of way, but we recognize the deep understanding they share from long familiarity. The story offers us a superb ensemble cast, with a wonderful cameo from King. It will never knock "Citizen Kane" off anyone's shelf, but makes a great candidate for the second tier of movie treasures.


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