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3.4
103 Ratings

What a Way to Go!

Directed by J. Lee Thompson
United States, 1964
Comedy, Romance, Musical

Synopsis

A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.

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What a Way to Go! Directed by J. Lee Thompson

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

Locarno International Film Festival

1964 | Winner: Best Actor (Silver Sail)

BAFTA Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actress

Critics reviews

Each of the episodes contained in her monologue has something of interest, and the film manages to keep a fairly brisk level, yet when it’s all over something seems to be missing. The problem is not really potential but performance; J. Lee Thompson’s direction manages to deliver the script, but the function is performed as if he were handling a lifeless product.
August 01, 1964
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