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Don't Drink the Water (1994)

Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay ... See full summary »

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Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American Embassy, which is temporarily being run by the absent Ambassador's diplomatically incompetent son, Axel. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Woody Allen decided to do his own TV-movie version of his play after a belated viewing of the 1969 movie version, which he had nothing to do with and which he thought inferior. See more »

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References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

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Danse du Sabre (Sabre Dance)
Written by Aram Khachaturyan (as Aram Khatchaturian)
Performed by Orchestre François Rauber
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A minor gem
24 December 2001 | by (united staes) – See all my reviews

Who but Woody Allen would have a character become delusional as BOTH Wright brothers?Fine performances all around ,with Dom DeLuise giving a great turn as priest/would-be magician in hiding.Infinitely superior to the 1969 film with Gleason.A minor gem from All


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