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It's unfortunate this film has taken as much criticism as it has. I understand why it has -- anyone expecting a 50s Wisdom farce will not find what they're seeking. It is by no means the funniest film he made.
But its charm isn't in the funny bits. Understood as a poignant, even sad, tale of a middle-aged banker desperate to be young again, it comes off surprisingly well. Nikki (Sally Geeson) is as dangerous as she is delicious, and the audience (at least the men in the audience) are likely to fall for her right along with Norm.
Judge this film on its own terms and understand it's an atypical Wisdom film. Look for the sadness, not the laughs, and you'll find there's more there than you thought.
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