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The Apartment (1960)

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3 out of 10 Disappointing
Brian from Dublin, 06 Feb 2012
For a film regarded as something of a comedy classic, this was a real let-down. The humour is thin on the ground and very out-dated. Acting is hammy.
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4 out of 10 Apartment
Olivier from Galway, 20 Mar 2009
good acting, a classic. I was surprise at the American office interaction for that era.
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Winner of numerous Academy and BAFTA Awards, Billy Wilder's THE APARTMENT blends his customary harsh cynicism with a humane streak that appears only fleetingly in his films. The movie stars Jack Lemmon as C.C. Baxter, an office clerk who curries favor with the executives in his office by giving them the key to his small apartment for the odd afternoon dalliance. Among them is his callous boss, J.D. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray), who Baxter eventually learns is using his place...

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