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California Suite


     
  California Suite Review
Tookey's Rating
5 /10
 
Average Rating
6.08 /10
 
Starring
Michael Caine, Maggie Smith , Walter Matthau
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Directed by: Herbert Ross
Written by: Neil Simon , from his play

 
 
 
Released: 1978
   
Genre: PORTMANTEAU
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: C
   
Length: 103
 
 


 
Couples bicker in a hotel.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Patchy comedy adapted (insufficiently) from four playlets, with almost no narrative and too numerous shifts of mood. Pryor and Cosby's segments don't come off at all, and even the better segments involving Maggie Smith and Jane Fonda are very talky and theatrical. Simon's dialogue is witty, though, and there are laughs to be had.


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