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Funny About Love

  • Film

Time Out says

As interminably cute as its title suggests, Nimoy's film strains for a sophisticated view of adult relationships, while in reality taking the director's obsession with babies to new depths. Wilder plays Duffy, a satirical cartoonist - so we're told, though on the evidence presented he seems no more than a rather pathetic chauvinist in mid-life crisis. Be that as it may, he can boast good taste in women. First, he woos the wonderful Christine Lahti in double quick time; then, when she has failed to reproduce and been put aside, he turns to the young, spunky Masterson. A stronger actor than Wilder - a cabbage patch doll of a man - might have persuaded us that he is more than a sentimental sexist. As it is, the movie drowns in a maudlin sea of sickly sentiment.
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Release Details

  • Duration:101 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Leonard Nimoy
  • Screenwriter:Norman Steinberg, David Frankel
  • Cast:
    • Gene Wilder
    • Christine Lahti
    • Mary Stuart Masterson
    • Robert Prosky
    • Stephen Tobolowsky
    • Anne Jackson
    • Susan Ruttan
    • David Margulies
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