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The Arrangement (1969)

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A suicidal advertising executive is forced to re-evaluate his life while dealing with his unhappy marriage, his mistress, and his aging father.

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Eddie Anderson
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Gwen
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Florence Anderson
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Sam Arness
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Arthur Houghton
Michael Higgins ...
Michael Anderson
Carol Eve Rossen ...
Gloria Anderson (as Carol Rossen)
William Hansen ...
Dr. Weeks
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Dr. Leibman
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Father Draddy
John Randolph Jones ...
Charles
Anne Hegira ...
Thomna
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Finnegan
E.J. André ...
Uncle Joe (as E.J. Andre)
Philip Bourneuf ...
Judge Morris
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Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success, but a car crash causes him to reevaluate the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one-time lover, Gwen, even as his wife conspires to take his fortune... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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The girl knew about the wife. The wife knew about the girl. It was all part of the arrangement. See more »

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18 November 1969 (USA)  »

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At one point before final casting, Debbie Reynolds was mentioned in press as a candidate for the role played by Deborah Kerr. See more »

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Gwen: OK, yes, I know, I'm nothing, I never was, but you! You could have been...
Eddie Anderson: What? What?!
Gwen: ...What you could have been. ...What happened to you, Eddie? Must kill you to think what you might have been.
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Arrange To See, The Arrangement
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just resaw this movie after 36 years. All I could remember from the first time I saw this film at age 11 was the car crash. Anyhow, outstanding acting by all involved. However, the movie is stolen by the powerful and emotional performance of Faye Dunaway. Miss Dunaway is stunning, both physically and emotionally. She grits her teeth and gives one of her most intense and raw performances. The film however, has a sad and depressing flip to it; the American Dream turned into a nightmare. Made in the last 1960s, to most young viewers this Elia Kazan masterpiece probably seems a weird and strange ride. However, for children of the 60s, this movie captures the "Nature of the Beast" which was 1969.

The Arrangement is outstanding.


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