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Interlude (1968)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 17 August 1968 (Japan)
A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with ... See full summary »

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Antonia
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Mary
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Andrew
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George Selworth
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Natalie
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TV Publicist
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Mario (as Gino Mulvazzi)
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Mario's Wife
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Humphrey Turnbull
Roslyn DeWinter ...
Humphrey's Secretary
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A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with the young reporter during his interlude and the accumulation of differences in their ages and background begins to mount up. Written by John Vogel {jlvogel@comcast.net}

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Interlude... bitter-sweet love story of a young girl and a married man See more »

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Drama | Romance

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17 August 1968 (Japan)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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First movie of John Cleese. See more »

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Remake of Interlude (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Excerpts From Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Finale
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by 'Ernest Fleischmann'
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Impossible to ignore this film, yet that's what's happened.
7 July 2003 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Globally respected as among the top actors in cinema history (but sadly split in audience between his German language and English language films), there are too few available in English to us who want them all! The Austrian Werner, I understand was among his own worst enemies due to his drinking and fights with producers and directors, and died a sad shell of himself rehearsing for a low budget live appearance on the continent.

But what he gave us! This film is not only NOT an exception, but maybe his finest performance in a film where he was the top star and in the most scenes [unlike his other great English language roles, Spy, and Ship, and F451 (where Julie has the big part)]. Certain critics found him wooden and "method-y" in this--what a crock. I am very much in the market for a copy of this--it NEVER plays in California, even on late night TV. The sound track, and the orchestral scenes are matchless. Your heart will stop a few times--can't spoil that for you! I hope I live long enough to have a copy! Notice the agreement among all these (above) IMDB comments??? It's because all is true. If I were to continue, the superlatives would be boring (and endless). & John Cleese as an unknown, presaging exactly what MPFC was about to bring the world--he basically ad libs his (bit) go-fer role, saying he and his mates have an idea for comedy satire movies!!! But Oskar Werner. I'll stop now.


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