Jean Harlow stars with Spencer Tracy in this tale of a tough cannery girl and the stubborn, egotistical fisherman she loves. Featuring an early (an annoying) performance by Mickey Rooney, worth seeing for the sparks that fly off the two leads and they fight and love and face tough times.
Lelouch version of the Edith Piaf/Marcel Cerdan love story is accompanied by fictional love story that is less interesting and somewhat repetitive. Lelouch camera flourishes abound, but the music and production design are great and make up for somewhat mixed result with storyline and performances.
Interesting portrait of a man's first love in college. Great cast includes early roles for John Heard, Beverly D'Angelo, Swoozie Kurtz and lead William Katt. Only really known name was Susan Dey coming off her role in the TV series "The Partridge Family." Very "adult" for the time in regards to sex and nudity. Problem with the film lies in some poor focus in the story and direction. I could have done with fewer slow motion shots of Katt doing soccer practice runs and more exploration of the characters and their motivations which seem completely haphazard. Music includes songs by Cat Stevens and Paul Williams and an uncredited underscore by John Barry very reminiscent of his score for "The Gathering" done around the same time. (FYI, the Rotten Tomatoes synopsis for this film is completely wrong.)
I remember seeing this on TV years and years ago. I had forgotten about it until I heard Dennis Hensley & Tony Tripoli mention it on their podcast so I thought I should revisit it. Stockard Channing is game and fun and while the film doesn't really make a lot of logical sense, it is quite humorous thanks to Joan Rivers' writing. What I really wanted to know was what college did they film this at? I think I visited it on a job interview years ago but I can't recall the name. Glendale???
Charming Claude Lelouch film about two men named Robert (Charles Denner & Jacques Villeret) who form an unlikely friendship while trying to find a mate at a dating service. Some really humorous moments and nice performances make this an enjoyable comedy, though Lelouch does drag out his "Un Homme et Une Femme" reference at the end which was a bit too self reverential. (Though it was nice to see composer Francis Lai doing a cameo playing the theme on the accordian.)