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After the Fox (Caccia alla volpe)

Rating:No Rating
Release Date:January 1, 1966
Running time:102 minutes
Cast:Peter Sellers, Victor Mature, Britt Ekland
Director:Vittorio De Sica
Producer:John Bryan
Writer:Neil Simon
Distributor:United Artists

Description: With Peter Sellers as star, Neil Simon as screenwriter, and Vittorio DeSica as director, how could After the Fox miss? Miss it did, however--though the film, patchy and inconsistent though it might be, definitely has its moments. Sellers plays an Italian master thief who can't seem to stay out of jail. His latest scheme involves moving $3 million worth of stolen gold bullion from Cairo to Rome. To cover his tracks, Sellers pretends to be a nouvelle vague movie director, filming a crime picture. Britt Ekland, Mrs. Sellers at the time, plays his movie-struck sister. The film is effortlessly stolen by Victor Mature, who is unbearably funny as a vainglorious hasbeen Hollywood star. Director DeSica shows up in the film as himself-at least until all his camera equipment is stolen by Sellers and his partner-in-crime Akim Tamiroff. Never as hilarious as it should have been, After the Fox nonetheless manages a few isolated belly laughs. Outside of Mature's performance, our favorite bit in the film is the final gag: Ze wrong man has escaped! ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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