Wilder's last laugh
We all watch films for different reasons. In 1981, it was a new film by
film great Billy Wilder with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau after
1974's "The Front Page". But for me it was a new occasion to see the
elusive Paula Prentiss on the big screen. She returned to
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the studio where she made her first motion
pictures, under different conditions, for the studio had been sold in
the 1970s. An adaptation of Francis Veber's play "L'emmerdeur",
previously made in France by Edouard Molinaro, the resulting screenplay
by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is as offensive as a sexist joke, but
that's no news in Wilder's movies. The film has a fast pace and funny
moments, mostly sustained on the verbal interplay between Lemmon and
Matthau as two misogynists typical of Wilder's cinema. Prentiss plays
Celia Clooney, a TV reporter who has abandoned husband Lemmon for Klaus
Kinski, a sexologist who runs a clinic to improve people's sexual life.
Lemmon goes after Celia, but he gets into trouble and gun-play when he
meets Trabucco, a hit man (Matthau). All men in this film are so dumb
that it seems almost logical that by the film's end Celia has run away
with another woman (the receptionist at Kinski's clinic, played by
Wilder regular Joan Shawlee). After the indifferent reception to what
was to be Wilder's last film and joke on male sexual fantasies,
Prentiss retired from films..
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It's one of the funniest movies I've eer seen! I love Jack and Walter acting together. They don't do comedies like this anymore. .
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there are no words to describe Lemmon and Matthau's chemistry on the screen... comedy at it's most... RIP Jack and Walther, i'll miss you long and sadly... ALL THUMBS AND FINGERS AND TOES UP!!!.
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Matthau & Lemon are always great together!.
will watch this movie soon, sure.
Lemmon and Matthau were the greatest
Jack Lemmon is Victor Clooney, a man who wants to commit a suicide
Walter Matthau is a hitman called Trabucco.When these two run into each
other in the same hotel it can only mean lots of funny moments.Buddy Buddy
from 1981 is an excellent Billy Wilder comedy.Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau
are amazing together and they always were.Unfortunately Mr Lemmon passed
away last week on June 27 on cancer.He was 76 years old.That made me and
many other Jack Lemmon fans very sad.Walter Matthau died last year.We never
get to see this great comedy couple together again.
But you can always watch their great movies on TV.This movie is a must see
for every Matthau and Lemmon fan.There isn't a dull moment in this
movie.Don't miss it..