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In the Cool of the Day
WHY DID SHE GIVE HER LOVE TO A STRANGER...?
After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly in love with the husband's ex-colleague who is married to a long suffering and emotionally and physically scarred woman. The couple soon run off to Greece together to pursue the romance
another sex/bedroom farce
The cast - leads and support - oozes acting talent - but its just not interesting.
Decent location shooting and a typically fiery performance from Angela Lansbury in a supporting role. Had a hard time buying Ms. Fonda in this, afraid she was miscast.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Takes a while to get going.
Fonda is a babe, Cleopatra wig aside.
She's pretty much smoking in EVERY scene.... except the end where she dies from chronic lung problems.
Angela Lansbury and Jane Fonda. Angela the year after "The Manchurian Candidate"
Excellent Greece scenery at 39 minutes
Hard to take your eyes off Jane Fonda... movie would be irrelevant without her.
Reminds me of "Never on Sunday" at about an hour.
When he was cast in In the Cool of the Day (1963), Canadian actor Arthur Hill was fresh off a tremendous stage success as the weary, bullied husband George in Edward Albee's play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which earned him both the Tony and…