Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success, but a car crash causes him to reevaluate the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one-time lover, Gwen, even as his wife conspires to take his fortune...
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If your wife insists you see it together, be careful.
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Did You Know?
In his autobiography, Elia Kazan
says he wanted Marlon Brando
to play the protagonist of his film, Eddie Anderson. Brando initially agreed to play the role, but backed out after the assassination of Martin Luther King
, saying he could not go on with the film in light of such terrible events. While Kazan, a political person himself, took Brando's exit graciously, he wondered whether Brando's excuse was just a con and that he didn't really want to play the role. Kazan says that Brando's interest in playing the role, during their discussions, never got beyond his desire that the studio use a particular Italian wigmaker for his hairpieces. On his part, Kazan had urged Brando to lose weight so that the character would be "lean and hungry." See more
When Florence finds the pictures in Eddie's desk, she picks them up and starts walking towards Eddie. The prints appear to be about 4 x 6". However, when she goes to tear them up in front of him, the prints become much larger - almost twice the size. See more
I want you to sell that house. And sell that place in the desert. Sell the cars, the paintings, that Bulgarian statue in the garden. Sell the books, the records, deep freezer, everything! Look, I'm the head of the house, that's an order: sell it!
Yes, but Eddie, be sensible. Where would we GO?
What do we really need? We'll get a small apartment here, and start from scratch.
Eddie, you've worked hard all your life. You deserve a comfortable living.
[Blurts out laughing
I wasn't *comfortable*! I ...
Referenced in Brando