Kotch
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For his only directorial effort, Jack Lemmon selected his old friend and habitual co-star Walter Matthau to play the central character. Joseph P. "Kotch" Kotcher (Walter Matthau) is an irksome 72-year-old who lives with his son (Charles Aidman) and daughter-in-law (played by Lemmon's wife Felicia Farr). Kotch is far from senile, but there are times that his family wishes he was a little more docile and doddering; he insists upon expressing his unwarranted opinions on all matters, both large and small, forever challenging his daughter-in-law's authority. When it is suggested… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...very slow and very gentle..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Walter Matthau gives a compelling, Oscar-nominated performance as a grumpy old man in this melodrama, the only film star Jack Lemmon directed."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Great turn by Walter Matthau in aged makeup, and nicely directed by friend Jack Lemmon."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
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