The V.I.P.s
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The V.I.P.s
Terrence Rattigan, the playwright who brought us the multicharactered, multistoried Separate Tables, again offers us an episodic cross-section of humanity in The V.I.P.'s. When a heavy London fog paralyzes all air traffic, the lives of several people are profoundly affected. As indicated by the title, most of the characters in this portmanteau film are of the social and/or financial elite. Elizabeth Taylor wishes to leave her enormously wealthy husband Richard Burton in favor of playboy Louis Jourdan. Peripatetic European film producer Orson Welles is hoping to escape London with his… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Trying to shoehorn a talent ensemble into a trite premise results in unmitigated failure."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
"Nothing's indicted here, just indulged."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"An all-cast star succeeds in camouflaging the thin plot of this adventure-disaster flick"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"It's jet-set entertainment for celebrity watchers and those who will watch anything while a passenger in air flight."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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