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550 Ratings

Love in the Afternoon

Directed by Billy Wilder
United States, 1957
Comedy, Romance, Drama


Director Billy Wilder salutes his idol, Ernst Lubitsch, with this comedy about a middle-aged playboy fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.

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Love in the Afternoon Directed by Billy Wilder

Awards & Festivals

Directors Guild of America

1958 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1958 | Winner: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1958 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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