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Bone (1972)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  July 1972 (USA)
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A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as ... See full summary »

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A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as happily married as they appeared. Written by Anonymous

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In the commentary track, Larry Cohen reveals that footage of a supermarket employee slipping on a banana peel was actually a stock shot from an MGM picture whose title he can't remember. In reality, it was from the Connie Francis musical Looking for Love (1964). See more »

Quotes

Bone: [Holding a dead rat and jumping up and down] Usually, they's pretty smart. But when you're sucked up, bein' smart don' mean nothin'!
Bill: My wife is really rather squeamish.
Bone: Here, you wanna touch it?
Bill: No, it's dead. I don't like dead things.
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References Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) See more »

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A modern classic
5 December 1998 | by (Keble College, Oxford) – See all my reviews

At last I have found the holy grail of modern cinema. 'Housewife' is the film many people spend half their lives looking for. The stylized approach to incidental music, flashback techniques and the coming together of elusive plot strands all go towards making a truly first class motion picture. This film stands as a beacon shining in the darkness from continent to continent, breaking every mould, chasing its own hysteria which the film makes no bones about concealing. 'Housewife' is the yardstick for a truly wonderful film.


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