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2.9
23 Ratings

Phffft

Directed by Mark Robson
United States, 1954
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Robert and Nina Tracey resolve to live separate lives when their eight-year marriage dissolves into disagreements and divorce. But their separate attempts to get back out on the dating scene have a funny way of bringing them together.

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Phffft Directed by Mark Robson

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1955 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actress

Writers Guild of America

1956 | Nominee: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1955 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer - Female

Critics reviews

The director, Mark Robson, fumbles the script’s late-screwball complications (except for a gleefully pugnacious night-club dance number) but makes much of the real-life milieu where they take place, a nouveau-bourgeois postwar New York, in which the makeup and the schmooze made for impenetrable masks and the Martini was the solvent of preference.
July 29, 2016
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