Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
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Release Date: Dec 26, 1962 Wide
Average Rating: 4/5
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In this addiction melodrama, Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon), a promising adman, meet his future wife Kirsten (Lee Remick) at a party. Once married, the pressures of his business lead Joe to seek solace in liquor. Kirsten joins him in his nocturnal drinking sessions, and before long both are confirmed alcoholics. After several frightening episodes, Joe is able to shake the habit thanks to AA, but Kirsten finds it impossible to get through the day without liquor. The two split up, although Joe clings to
Dec 26, 1962 Wide
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Grim, strong drama about alcoholism with Lemmon and Remick's stellar work.
Except for the (fake) ending, this is one of Hollywood's best films about the devastating effects of alcoholism, going beyond Wilder's Lost Weekend, and proficiently helmed by Blake Edwards just before the Pink Panther films changed completely his career
Hollywood doesn't make 'em like this anymore.
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