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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  16 July 1982 (USA)
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A wacky inventor and his wife invite two other couples for a weekend party at a romantic summer house in the 1900s countryside.

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Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their various emotional, intellectual and sexual entanglements, loosely based on Ingmar Bergman's 'Smiles of a Summer Night' . Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Six characters in search of love [Video]

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Comedia sexual de una noche de verano  »

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José Ferrer found himself the object of a practical joke while making this film. Dustin Hoffman visited the set while made up as Dorothy Michaels in the film Tootsie (1982), and proceeded to make sexual advances on Ferrer, who politely refused--but was completely unaware that Hoffman was not in fact a woman. See more »

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Jose Ferrer sings the song, "The Lord's Prayer", which was not written by Albert Hay Malotte until 1935, even though the film was set much earlier. See more »

Quotes

Andrew: I wonder if geniuses have problems with their sex lives.
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Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Opus 40
(1837)
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (as Mendelssohn)
Performed by Eugene Ormandy and The Philadelphia Orchestra (as The Philadelphia Orchestra)
Courtesy of CBS Records
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a woody-lite comedy

While this is certainly a lesser work from Woody, there are still moments of hilarity. Woody's style makes it well worth watching for his fans.


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