After the Fox

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Try to imagine a comic farce co-scripted by one of the founding fathers of Italian neo-realism, Cesare Zavattini, and a wisecracking Jewish playwright, Neil Simon. Pretty funny, yes? No! Ill-fated international co-production isn't in it: we are talking turkey here as master criminal The Fox (Sellers) escapes from jail into streets full of excitable Italians, executes a gold bullion robbery and saves his sister's honour. Marginally enlivened by Mature's witty self-mockery as a beefcake movie star fretting over his fading charms.

By: NF

Release details

Duration: 102 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Screenwriter: Neil Simon, Cesare Zavattini
Cast: Peter Sellers
Mac Ronay
Paolo Stoppa
Tino Buazzelli
Victor Mature
Britt Ekland
Lidia Brazzi
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