Audrey Hepburn Marathon, part 4 of 13
Title: Love in the Afternoon
Length: 130 minutes
Director: Billy Wilder
Writers: Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond, based on a novel by Claude Anet
Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn
With: Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver, Van Doude, Lise Bourdin, Olga Valéry
Music: Franz Waxman (adaptations); Matty Malneck
Cinematography: William C. Mellor
Editing: Léonide Azar
I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Synopsis: a detective’s daughter meets with a frequently investigated playboy
Story: Although, Wilder makes it work.
Pacing: A bit slow in the middle.
Acting: The final scene has the best acting I’ve seen yet from Hepburn.
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, ). Very funny. The plot has a conventional love story arc, but there’s a lot of refreshing originality in the details.
Objective Rating (Average):