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World of Henry Orient

 

Highly Recommended

In 10 Words or Less
Young female friendship portrayed perfectly

Reviewer’s Bias*
Loves: The look of classic cinema, Peter Sellers
Likes: Positive female relationships
Dislikes: Rich people
Hates: Running into old casual racism, adulterers

The Movie
George Roy Hill, who would go on to win an Oscar for The Sting, while directing a string of well-regarded films including Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the iconic Slap Shot, started off his feature-film career with stage adaptations before tackling Nora Johnson’s novel, The World of Henry Orient. Obviously his earlier work, including his time with “Playhouse 90” and “Kraft Theater”, set him up well to tackle the mix of com…Read the entire review


Source: DVD Talk

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