The Arrangement (1969)
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as Florence Anderson
as Dr. Weeks
as Dr. Liebman
as Uncle Joe
as Father Draddy
as Judge Morris
as Nurse Costello
as Chet Collier
Critic Reviews for The Arrangement
Kazan seems to have turned his search for identity into a callous soap opera, unworthy of a man of Kazan's true talent.
The movie finally pounds at our moral sense so much that our moral sense wearies and becomes defensive, and we are finally just grateful for Faye Dunaway's beauty, and the way she doesn't raise her voice.
[The Arrangement] plays like a television or radio set with the volume turned up too loud. Everyone comes on strong and loud -- not good, just loud.
As soon as the characters begin the laborious process of self-analysis, the parade of guilts and obsessions could be marshaled and set in action by any halfway assiduous reader of Time magazine.
Audience Reviews for The Arrangement
A chaotic but thrilling collage of semi-formed ideas. There are as many moments of inspired acting as there are moments of miscalculation and confusion. Visually wild and very different from most of Kazan's other work.
Flat searching for meaning drama with high quality cast ill served by the director and script. Deborah Kerr's role as a doormat of a wife is beneath her. Faye is incredibly beautiful here.
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