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Willie & Phil (1980)

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Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three ... See full summary »

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Ray Sharkey ...
Jan Miner ...
Maria Kaufman
Tom Brennan ...
Mr. Sal Kaufman
Julie Bovasso ...
Mrs. D'Amico
Louis Guss ...
Mr. D'Amico
Kathleen Maguire ...
Mrs. Sutherland
Kaki Hunter ...
Patti Sutherland
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Rena
Alison Cass Shurpin ...
Zelda Kaufman #4
Christine Varnai ...
Zelda Kaufman #3
Walter N. Lowery ...
Park Bum
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Karen
Helen Hanft ...
Used Cars Salesperson
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Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three protagonists for their identities and making sharp attacks on cultural signposts of the decade along the way. The film also studies relationships, what its director calls "wanting something permanent yet wanting to be free". Written by Rixer <rixer@radsoft.net>

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Heads it's . . . Willie tails it's Phil. See more »

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25 December 1980 (Denmark)  »

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Paul Mazurksy's Willie & Phil  »

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Willie and Phil, the two central characters of this movie's title, meet in the film when they come out of a screening of Jules and Jim (1962), the film of which this movie is based. See more »

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Willie Kaufman: Don't be so Italian!
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Funny, witty and sophisticated. A lot of fun!
31 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie over six years ago, and I still think about it from time to time. If you are in a "new" realationship this film is a must see. If you are not, then see it anyway, although a little hard to find. The humor is top notch and for people with a brain. If you like humor with smarts then you will enjoy this movie.


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