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Love in the Afternoon (1957) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by Billy Wilder and William Schorr.

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Love in The Afternoon (1957): The Wilder Touch

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 8, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Billy Wilder, more than any screenwriter I’ve ever known, has a knack for voiceover narration. What other novices consider a crutch to feed us information, he uses as an asset to set tone, story, and location, while offsetting the image with the spoken word. Take the beginning of Love in The A... Read full article


Warner Archive Blu-ray: Hepburn and Cooper Share Love in the Afternoon (1957)

By KC on Feb 21, 2017 From Classic Movies

Director Billy Wilder's Love in the Afternoon (1957) is an odd little romance. It’s a shade too long, and even though the thought of Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper together has its appeal, the gap in their ages is always a bit unsettling. Still, the film, which is now available on Blu-ray fro... Read full article


Love in the Afternoon (1972)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 8, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Is it possible to love two women at once??In essence, that’s one of the main conceits of this moral tale from director Eric Rohmer’s series.?Sometimes Rohmer feels like the Woody Allen of France although Allen’s films are slightly more geared towards comedy and the former’s f... Read full article


Love in the Afternoon (1972)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 8, 2016 From 4 Star Films

Is it possible to love two women at once??In essence, that’s one of the main conceits of this moral tale from director Eric Rohmer’s series.?Sometimes Rohmer feels like the Woody Allen of France although Allen’s films are slightly more geared towards comedy and the former’s f... Read full article


Amor na Tarde / Love in the Afternoon (1957)

By L? on May 3, 2016 From Critica Retro

Amor na Tarde / Love in the Afternoon (1957) Chevalier! Hepburn! Cooper! Paris! Fascina??o! Tudo no filme nos chama para o romance. ? uma hist?ria de amor pouco convencional, mas que nas m?os de Billy Wilder se transforma em um longo e delicioso flerte. Chevalier! Hepburn! Cooper! Paris! F... Read full article


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Ariane Chavasse: Papa, you are a cynic!
Claude Chavasse: I guess I am.
Ariane Chavasse: You enjoy your work!
Claude Chavasse: I guess I do.
Ariane Chavasse: You'd enjoyed it even if you weren't paid for it!
Claude Chavasse: I wouldn't go that far.


Frank Flannagan: Goodbye, thin girl.
Ariane Chavasse: Goodbye, Mr. Flannagan.
Frank Flannagan: You promised.
Ariane Chavasse: You don't have to worry about me, Mr. Flannagan. There've been so many men before. There'll be so many after this. It's gonna be another one of those crazy years. While you're in Cannes, I'll be in Brussels with the banker. He wants to give me a Mercedes Benz, a blue one, it's my favorite color. And while you're in Athens, I'll be with the duke again in Scotland. But, I don't know whether I'll go yet, because another man's asked me to spend the summer with him in Deauville. He owns race horses. He's very rich. He's number twenty. I mean number twenty one, you're number twenty. So, you see Mr. Flannagan, I'll be perfectly all right. I'll... I'll be all right... I'll be all right!


Ariane Chavasse: I'm against violence. In my opinion, there's too much shooting in the world, and not enough love.
Frank Flannagan: How's that, again?
Ariane Chavasse: I mean, if people loved each other more, they'd shoot each other less!


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To dispel any impression that Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper actually have sex in their many afternoon meetings in his hotel room, a line was dubbed into the release print. When his back is turned to the camera in Chevalier's office, Cooper is heard to say, "I can't get to first base with her."
Debut of John McGiver.
The movie was a critical and commercial disaster on release. Many critics felt that the 55-year-old Gary Cooper, whose health was rapidly failing, should have realized that he was far too old for the part and turned it down, as Cary Grant did.
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