I love this movie. It’s really, really, really hard to write good froth, the stuff that just keeps going and going without anything under it, like those birds that run across the surface of the water. It’s exhilarating to watch but exhausting to write, and George Bradshaw and Harry Kurnitz nailed it. Of course William Wyler directing Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole doesn’t hurt. When you’ve got two watch-them-change-the-oil-in-their-car actors gliding across the water, you’re ahead from the get-go.
How much do I love this movie? Did you ever read Faking It? Except I can’t keep it this light and this funny and this fast. If your brain needs a fabulous vacation, get it a spa robe for tonight. Continue reading