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3.4
624 Ratings

The Pink Panther

Directed by Blake Edwards
United States, 1963
Comedy, Crime, Family

Synopsis

Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel thief whose identity and features are unknown – and is acting right under his nose.

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The Pink Panther Directed by Blake Edwards

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Music, Substantially Original Score

BAFTA Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best British Actor

Writers Guild of America

1965 | Nominee: Best Written American Comedy (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1965 | Nominee: Best Actor - Comedy or Musical

Critics reviews

Edwards at his best has always been fascinated with rules (of decorum, of procedure, of law), an interest he shares with Kubrick, with Michael Mann, with Anthony Mann. But where they each in different ways interrogate those rules, bending and stressing them, exploring ways we depend on them, exploiting holes and contradictions within them, Edwards wants to set them up just so he can point out their uncomfortable artificiality. In these masterful segments, Edwards is at the top of his game…
September 20, 2013
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