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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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Ida Berlin ...
Lady on Bus
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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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Ida Berlin, the old woman on the bus who snarls an obscenity at Andrew Duggan, was the real-life mother of Elaine May and grandmother of Jeannie Berlin. See more »

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The Girl: Do you have a mistress?
Bill: No. Too much time, too demanding - a lot of work keeping it a secret, you know. Rides, and motel rooms...
The Girl: How do you like your meat? Don't tell me - medium.
Bill: While all that energy could be better put to use by expanding profits, getting ahead... instead of laid and alone. You're always alone afterwards, you know? Try to put something of yourself into it. But afterwards, lying there, it all seems so... fucking impersonal. What could be new? People have been doing it for ...
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positive review from an admirer of Cohen's work
11 June 2000 | by (Glasgow) – See all my reviews

The film starts with a rat in a pool then a black man appears and it is the interaction between these three unpleasant characters what makes the film. The three are an unsuccessful car dealer his wife and a robber/rapist/murderer. The films improv style acting and unreal sequences serve to give an intensively unpleasant atmosphere as the characters are revealed and their lives decay. Cohen has produced an underground masterpiece and while it defies comparison there are similarities to Apocalypse Now or Crash. It is a crime that this film is not better known and this is probably only because the majority of viewers will hate it.


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