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The War Between Men and Women (1972)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 26 June 1972 (Sweden)
2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other cute at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ... See full summary »

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Theresa Alice Kozlenko
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Stephen Kozlenko
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Howard Mann
Lisa Gerritsen ...
Linda Kozlenko
Moosie Drier ...
David Kozlenko
Severn Darden ...
Dr. Harris
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Caroline Kozlenko
Lucille Meredith ...
Mrs. Schenker
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Old Woman
Joey Faye ...
Delivery Boy
Alan DeWitt ...
Man
John Zaremba ...
Minister
Richard Gates ...
Bernie (as Rick Gates)
Lea Marmer ...
Old Hag
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2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other cute at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to plunge into a relationship right now. It's not love at first sight - both have their eyes dilated, plus Peter constantly lampoons women in his work, which book seller Theresa knows well. Loosely based on James Thurber's drawings "The War Between Men & Women," and Thurber's life, the film features animated sequences. Written by David Stevens

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Any man who hates dogs, women and children can't be all bad!

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Comedy | Drama

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26 June 1972 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Guerra entre hombres y mujeres  »

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Lisa Gerritsen played the same character (different name) in the 1969 TV series "My World and Welcome to It". See more »

Quotes

Theresa Alice Kozlenko: Come on, Mr. Wilson. You know the venom in your drawings is only a pose.
Peter Edward Wilson: A pose? I hate women even when I'm on vacation.
Theresa Alice Kozlenko: Then why is this man on your cover bringing the woman a flower?
Peter Edward Wilson: It's fiction.
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You And Me
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Howard Liebling
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Entertaining, touching at times
11 January 2003 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

Very cute, with clever interweaving of cartoon and live action ( particularly for an older movie. Lemmon does an outstanding job, as does Gerritsen. Many endearing scenes, peppered with mostly good fun throughout.


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