The often unlikely joint lives of Katie Morosky and Hubbell Gardiner from the late 1930s to the late 1950s is presented, over which time, they are, in no particular order, strangers, acquaintances, friends, best friends, lovers and adversaries. The unlikely nature of their relationship is due to their fundamental differences, where she is Jewish and passionate about her political activism both in political freedoms and Marxism to an extreme where she takes life a little too seriously, while he is the golden boy WASP, being afforded the privileges in life because of his background but who on the most part is able to capitalize on those privileges. Their lives are shown in four general time periods, in chronological order when they attend the same college, their time in New York City during WWII, his life as a Hollywood screenwriter post-war, and his life as a writer for a New York based live television show. It is during college that Hubbell finds his voice in life as a writer, and ... Written by
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summed up his experience on the film, "To make a mantra of 'It's only a movie' was as useless and foolish as feeling pain. No matter what I felt or thought, no matter what I tried to accomplish or how, Sydney Pollack
would ultimately have his way. That was what I had to face and accept. They didn't cry 'Author! Author!' in the movies, they never had. Now they cried 'Auteur! Auteur!' - even if the auteur f*cked up the picture." See more
In Katie's apartment the first time Hubbel visits Katie prepares hot water for coffee, as she leaves the kitchen it is clear that the top of the kettle is on crooked. As she enters the bedroom where Hubble is sleeping in the bed the kettle starts to whistle which startles Hubble. The kettle would not have whistled with the top lop-sided. See more
You think you're easy? Compared to what, the Hundred Years' War?
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The Glory Of Love
Written by Billy Hill
Played as dance music at the El Morocco See more