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3.1
34 Ratings

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Directed by Melvin Frank
United States, 1975
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Neil Simon’s hit Broadway comedy makes a seamless transition to the big screen. Middle-aged New York City executive Mel has recently been “downsized” and doesn’t know where to turn — even though his sympathetic wife is just an arm’s length away.

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The Prisoner of Second Avenue Directed by Melvin Frank

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1976 | Nominee: Best Actress

Writers Guild of America

1976 | Nominee: Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

David di Donatello Awards

1975 | Winner: European David

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