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The April Fools (1969)

M  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  28 May 1969 (USA)
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Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married - to the boss. They... See full summary »

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Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married - to the boss. They spend an innocent night in New York becoming more and more attracted to each other, so that when Catherine announces she intends to leave her husband and return to Paris Howard asks to go along too. In the cold light of morning problems and pressures from spouses crowd in. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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He has a wife. She has a husband. With so much in common they just have to fall in love.

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Howard Brubaker: I feel wonderful. I met a girl last night and we're going to Paris.
Potter Shrader: What are you talking about? What about Phyllis?
Howard Brubaker: She's not coming. I want you to handle it. That's what I wanted to see you about. Give her anything she wants... the car, the house...
Potter Shrader: A divorce?
Howard Brubaker: Yeah.
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April Fools
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick
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Intermittently enjoyable Lemmon romantic comedy.
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Typically good Jack Lemmon performance enhances this uneven Hal Dresner script that strains too hard to be whimsical. Great supporting cast, with Charles Boyer, Myrna Loy and Peter Lawford standouts. Catherine Deneuve is impossibly beautiful in this, one of her few American films, and her melancholy is nicely balanced by Lemmon's trademark veneer of glibness masking a streak of cynicism. Lovely score by Marvin Hamlisch, with the title song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Very 60's in milieu and cinematography, but the two leads especially lend some unexpected poignancy to the plot shenanigans.


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