Friday, December 8
Directed by Billy Wilder
Starring Jack Lemmon and Juliet Mills
(1972) Amid disappearing coffins, romance blooms, as hard-driving businessman Jack Lemmon and plump Londoner Juliet Mills arrive on the island of Ischia to bury their respective parents, who they discover had been having a clandestine affair for years. 35mm. Approx. 144 min.
“The most underrated of all Billy Wilder comedies and arguably the one that comes closest to the sweet mastery and lilting grace of his mentor, Ernst Lubitsch”
– Jonathan Rosenbaum, The Chicago Reader