Day at the Beach
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Day at the Beach
Roman Polanski wrote the screenplay for this decidedly offbeat drama. Bernie (Mark Burns) plays a rootless wanderer with a fondness for alcohol and no clear goals in life. Bernie stumbles into a seaside resort community with Winnie (Beatrice Edney), a young girl in leg braces, in tow. As Bernie starts hitting the bottle, his physical and emotional stability starts to crumble, and Winnie begins to worry for his safety, until he finally collapses and Winnie panics, with no one left to look after her. Peter Sellers makes a brief cameo appearance as a gay shopkeeper who sets up a booth to take… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"What could be one of [Roman] Polanski's trademark alienated creatures comes off as little more than a pathetic, self-pitying jerk under Simon Hesera's direction."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
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