Two Weeks in Another Town
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Two Weeks in Another Town
One of Hollywood's great directors, Vincente Minnelli, turns a jaundiced eye towards the film industry in this drama about the inner workings of the movie business. Jack Andrus (Kirk Douglas) is an actor whose career has gone into a tailspin along with his personal life; after a severe bout with alcoholism, a messy break-up with his wife, a life-threatening auto accident, and a nervous breakdown, Andrus has spent three years in a private mental hospital in Connecticut. Andrus is approached by Maurice Kruger (Edward G. Robinson), a noted filmmaker who worked many times with Andrus in the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"shows the industry in that transition, and in that respect, it's fascinating to watch"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Strange, uneven - but stylistically inventive melodrama about movie making."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Both intimate and outsized, it's a strange product of the era, a Hollywood white elephant of a movie straddling self-awareness and self-parody ..."
‑ Sean Axmaker,
"A passable sequel to Minnelli's 1952 Hollywood melodrama The Bad and Beautiful, and while Kirk Douglas and Edward G. Robinson give expert performances, Cyd Charisse is miscast."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"The culmination of a great career filled with glorious images and deeply-felt emotions."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"The film borders on soap opera but manages to get beyond it because of Minnelli' skills as a director and the fine acting from the two male leads."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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