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Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)

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A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction,... See full summary »

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Barney Cashman
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Elaine
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Bobbi Michele
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Jeanette
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Cashier
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Charlotte
Frank Loverde ...
Mel
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Ben Freedman ...
Mickey
Buddy Lewis ...
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Waiter #2 (as Mousey Garner)
Bernie Styles ...
Man with Boxes
John Battiste ...
Truckman's Helper
Sully Boyar ...
Man #1 Coffee Shop
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A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and difficult than he could have imagined. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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27 April 1973 (Finland)  »

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Der Letzte der feurigen Liebhaber  »

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Robert Moore directed Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" on Broadway. Moore also directed a number of Simon written movies. These were Chapter Two (1979), Murder by Death (1976), The Cheap Detective (1978) and for television, The Sunshine Boys (1977). See more »

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Barney Cashman: I read the obituaries every day just for the satisfaction of not seeing my name there.
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Deeply human
3 October 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

What do you expect from Neil Simon except everything! He turns dialogue into chamber music. He is the consummate artist of speech. Yes, he can do plot too - and that's an understatement - but at his best, he is a COMPOSER. This movie is about a homely middle aged man TRYING to have a romance. It is most poignant and painful, with little comic relief. The critics thought it deserved only one star. Critics seem to regard awkward, homely characters as not worthy of depiction, except in comedy. They are also very partial to big budgets with lots of excitement, car chases, etc. Talk is not cinematic? Who said cinema should be cinematic? Life is cinematic enough!


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