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The April Fools (1969)

In New York, newly-promoted Wall Street broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his apartment. However, there is a party and Howard feels uncomfortable and out ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Howard Brubaker
... Catherine Gunther
... Ted Gunther
... Potter Shrader
... Grace Greenlaw
... Andre Greenlaw
... Les Hopkins
... Leslie Hopkins
... Matt Benson
... Phyllis Brubaker
... Stanley Brubaker
Janice Carroll ... Mimsy Shrader
Dee Gardner ... Naomi Jackson
... Orlow P. Walters
Susan Barrett ... Singer
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In New York, newly-promoted Wall Street broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his apartment. However, there is a party and Howard feels uncomfortable and out of place. Ted's wife Catherine is amused with Howard and he invites her to have a drink in a club. Howard opens up about his loveless marriage, as does Catherine. When the pair meet Grace and Andre Greenlaw, who've been happily married for many years, they decide to travel to Paris to start a new life together. Will they leave their marriages behind? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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He has a wife. She has a husband. With so much in common they just have to fall in love. See more »

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28 May 1969 (USA)  »

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April april  »

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Catherine Deneuve's part was originally intended for Shirley MacLaine. See more »

Quotes

Grace Greenlaw: [to Catherine Gunther] It's bad luck to be superstitious.
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April Fools
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick
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Critics got it wrong!
7 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Critics often get it wrong and this movie is proof of that. If you watch this movie in the cold and analytical way that critics often do you will see its countless flaws. But if you do this you will also miss its warmth,charm the masterly performances of its cast and a super sixties Bacharach theme song. I urge people to see it and make up their own mind. My guess is you won't fail to be touched.


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