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Travels with My Aunt (1972)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  26 April 1973 (France)
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she ... See full summary »

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Henry Pulling
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Wordsworth (as Lou Gossett)
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Ercole Visconti
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Tooley
Robert Flemyng ...
Crowder
José Luis López Vázquez ...
Achille Dambreuse (as Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez)
Raymond Gérôme ...
Mario (as Raymond Gerome)
Daniel Emilfork ...
Colonel Hakim
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Louise
John Hamill ...
Crowder's Man
David Swift ...
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Bobby
Valerie White ...
Madame Dambreuse
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover. Written by Kathy Li

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Louis Gossett, Jr., on working with Cukor on "Travels with My Aunt": "The consummate director and a filmmaking genius. He kept shooting until he got it right. He knew when to say something to you, and he knew when to leave you alone. He was always one step ahead of everyone." See more »

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In the bar, the two women dressed in red and black are at the bar, then at a table, then back at the bar, all in a matter of seconds. See more »

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Aunt Augusta: It's the best way to win a woman, Harry, to make her laugh.
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Serenade of Love
Lyrics by Jackie Trent
Music by Tony Hatch
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27 February 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California, USA) – See all my reviews

With all the talent connected to this film, it's amazing that it isn't better. Katharine Hepburn was the original choice for the lead, but some kind of contract dispute stopped her from doing it. Maggie Smith took over the role and won an Academy Award nomination. Even so, many critics complained at the time that she over-acted, but I feel she's the life and breath of what fun there is in the movie.


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