The Woman in Red

Directed By Gene Wilder

PG-13ComedyRomance / Orion Pictures / Aug 15, 1984
For a few years in the mid-1970s, thanks mostly to his collaboration with Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder was the hottest name in comedy. His films with Richard Pryor made him such a star that he was given the chance to write and direct--a big mistake. The nadir was this slow-moving, self-conscious Americanization of the French bedroom comedy Pardon Mon Affaire. Wilder plays an American executive who glimpses a gorgeous woman and turns his life and his marriage upside down in his misguided pursuit of an unattainable ideal. Heavy-handed sex farce doesn't get much help from Wilder, who does himself no favors as a director; LeBrock is a worthy object of obsession, but she deserves a better movie. --Marshall Fine

The cast includes Gene Wilder, Charles Grodin, Kyle T. Heffner, Judith Ivey and Kelly LeBrock.

The Woman in Red won 1 Oscar at the
1985 Academy Awards

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