Willie & Phil
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Willie & Phil
Director Paul Mazursky's follow-up to his 1978 hit An Unmarried Woman found this filmmaker creating a feature-length homage to the François Truffaut classic Jules and Jim. Willie and Phil begins with Jewish intellectual schoolteacher Willie (Michael Ontkean) meeting gregarious Italian-American fashion photographer Phil (Ray Sharkey) at a screening of Jules and Jim. The two hit it off immediately and soon find their circle of two expanding to three when they meet Jeanette (Margot Kidder), a free-spirited Southerner who has moved to New York City to figure out her life. Jeanette soon moves… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Willie & Phil vividly shows the pain and unfulfilment that comes with the yearning for new experience that is so embedded in the American grain."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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