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Lola (1970)
"Twinky" (original title)

GP  -  Drama | Romance | Comedy  -  8 May 1970 (France)
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A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get married and move to America,... See full summary »

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Twinky
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Michael Craig ...
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Mr. Wardman, Scott's father
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Lola's grandfather
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Solicitor
Kay Medford ...
Mrs. Wardman, Scott's mother
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Judge Roxborough
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Mrs. Finchley
Tony Arpino ...
New York Judge
Eric Barker ...
Scottish Clerk
Erik Chitty ...
Lawyer's Elderly Client
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A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get married and move to America, the trouble (and fun) really begins. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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In this film, the British comedian Jimmy Tarbuck plays a character called Norman Vaughan, and the British comedian Norman Vaughan plays a character named Jimmy Tarbuck. See more »

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Music by John Malcolm
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Visually appealing, but insubstantial
2 January 2006 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

Well, there's Charles Bronson near his prime and heaps of nice female limbs in this film, so there is that going for it, regardless of your sex or preference, I suppose. There are other visual attractions besides the leads, though - some nice settings and camera work.

The problem is that, whilst the basic plot itself is somewhat plausible, it's just not handled to the depth that it could be. Bronson does a passable job as the writer who tries to be Hubby but ends up feeling more like Daddy half the time, but it is not his best effort by far. He really does better in thrillers like "Telefon". Susan George (as well as most of the actresses playing her friends/peers) comes off as being fairly vacuous, and acts more like she's 11 than 16. Perhaps this is meant to help us share some of Bronson's character's discomfort

  • but then he married her because she guilts him into it, or he guilts


himself? Or what? I'm not buying it. Perhaps if there were some genuine deep chemistry and passion between the two, but I don't get that. The entire relationship comes off more like a long, uncomfortable play-date.

Okay, maybe it's supposed to - but then, what's the point?

And whilst as a male with the typical appreciation for the female form I can't say I really object strenuously to this, but hey - she wears a miniskirt in *every* scene, even in NYC in the wintertime? C'mon...

The soundtrack is also fairly hokey, even given when this film was made, and makes it feel even more contrived.

I gave this film a 6 of 10 because it's pleasant enough entertainment for the I've-no-date-tonight circuit, and because I'm a Bronson fan, but no higher because it really never draws in the viewer, and fails to make any lasting statement or impression.


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