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A slow, dry comedy in the vein of Hal Ashby or some early Woody Allen. Matthau's delivery is impeccable, the supporting cast is strong, and Elaine May serves competently as writer, director, and co-star.
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This movie ranks #65 in Indiewire's The 100 All-Time Greatest Films Directed by Women
This movie ranks #90 in The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time (BBC Culture)
This movie ranks #249 in Masters Of Cinema
This movie ranks #279 in 501 Must See Movies
This movie ranks #616 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
This movie ranks #823 in National Film Registry