Love in the Afternoon

Love in the Afternoon
Love in the Afternoon
  • UR
  • 2h 10m
  • 1957
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Love is a game any number can play . . . especially in the afternoon. Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn star in Billy Wilder's classic romantic comedy, Love in the Afternoon. When Parisian private detective Claude Chavasse (Maurice Chevalier) tells a client that his wife is having an affair with American Frank Flannigan (Cooper), the client vows to kill Flannigan. To prevent a murder, Chavasse's daughter, Ariane (Hepburn), goes to warn Flannigan. Ariane resorts to seductively teasing Flannigan to lure him away from danger--not realizing that she has instantly captured the man's heart. Now, in a twist, Flannigan hires Chavasse to locate the mysterious temptress ... the detective's own daughter.
© 1957 Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Variety Staff

The production holds enchantment and delight in substantial quantity.

June 21, 2017
Chicago Reader
Don Druker

As Andrew Sarris says, not without its cruelties, but not without its beauties as well.

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Geoff Andrew

An over-long and only spasmodically amusing romantic comedy...

June 21, 2017
Andrew Sarris

It's the closest Wilder ever came to Ernst Lubitsch.

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:June 30, 1957
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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