Bye Bye, Braverman
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Bye Bye, Braverman
Bye Bye Braverman is a bittersweet adaptation of Wallace Markfield's coldly cynical novel To an Early Grave. Braverman, an idealistic minor author, dies; his four best friends, writers who in one way or another have all sold out, decide to attend his funeral. The foursome includes a disenchanted magazine writer (George Segal), a poet (Jack Warden), a book reviewer (Sorrell Booke), and an embittered bellyacher (Joseph Wiseman). Taking a picaresque journey from Greenwich Village to Brooklyn, the quartet never quite gets to the funeral, but their odyssey unearths many a self-revelation and… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of Sidney Lumet's most personal and Jewish films is not necessarily one of his best, but it's well acted."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Satiric bittersweet funeral pic with a healthy dose of Jewish humor and a droll travelogue look at the NYC landscape."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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