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The April Fools (1969)

In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment. However, there is a party and the clumsy Howard feels... See full summary »

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Potter Shrader
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Grace Greenlaw
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Andre Greenlaw
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Les Hopkins
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Leslie Hopkins
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Stanley Brubaker
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In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment. However, there is a party and the clumsy Howard feels uncomfortable and misplaced. Ted's wife Catherine Gunther is amused with Howard and he invites her to have a drink in a club that Ted has suggested. Howard has a loveless marriage and his wife Phyllis does not pay attention to him. Catherine is unhappily married with Ted. When they meet the couple Grace and Andre Greenlaw that have been married for many years and are still happy, they decide to travel together to Paris to start a new life together. Will they leave their marriages behind? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Twenty-four hours in the life of a guy who's ready for something. (Isn't she something?) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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28 May 1969 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Catherine Deneuve's part was originally intended for Shirley Maclaine. See more »

Quotes

Catherine Gunther: It's too late. When there's no love...
Ted Gunther: Love? What's love got to do with it? This is the 20th century!
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Sugar Kite
Written by Marvin Hamlisch and Joel Hirschhorn
Performed by California
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Critics got it wrong!
7 November 2002 | by (Hemel Hempstead, England) – See all my reviews

Critics often get it wrong and this movie is proof of that. If you watch this movie in the cold and analytical way that critics often do you will see its countless flaws. But if you do this you will also miss its warmth,charm the masterly performances of its cast and a super sixties Bacharach theme song. I urge people to see it and make up their own mind. My guess is you won't fail to be touched.


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