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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)

PG | | Comedy | 16 July 1982 (USA)
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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First film with the Orion Pictures production house for actor-writer-director Woody Allen. 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 »

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Ariel: I don't love you.
Maxwell: Because you don't know me. Give me ten minutes, ten lousy minutes.
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References Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) See more »

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Symphony No. 3 (Scottish) in A Minor
(1842)
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (as Mendelssohn)
Performed by Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic (as New York Philharmonic Orchestra)
Courtesy of CBS Records
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Magic!
8 March 2000 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

Despite being one of Woody's lesser works this film still succeeds to entertain. The sight of Woody on a flying bicycle is worth watching the film alone, as is the wonderful scenery. Despite not having an outstanding script, though good by anyone else's standards, Woody's take on Bergman & Shakespeare's tale is a success that makes the summer seem like a magical time of escapism and hope. Woody succeeds in the modern take on the Shakespearian theme of confusion & love and manages to make a warm and pleasant film


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