The Resource A fish called Wanda

A fish called Wanda

Label
A fish called Wanda
Title
A fish called Wanda
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Smartly written, smoothly directed, and solidly cast, A Fish Called Wanda offers a classic example of a brainy comedy with widespread appeal. -- Rotten Tomatoes
  • A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 British-American heist comedy film directed by Charles Crichton (his final film) and co-written with John Cleese. A gang of diamond thieves double-cross one another to find stolen diamonds hidden by the gang leader. His barrister, played by Cleese, becomes a central figure as femme fatale Wanda (Curtis) uses him to locate the loot. The film was released to positive reviews and was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, winning Best Supporting Actor for Kevin Kline
Cataloging source
AC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Charles Crichton. Screenplay by John Cleese
Intended audience
CHV rated: 14A
Language note
English, French language tracks and subtitles
PerformerNote
John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin
Runtime
108
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor
  • Academy Award Nominations 1988
  • Crime caper films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Label
A fish called Wanda
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/027/000000000010027009.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Features vary
Extent
1 DVD (108 min.)
Isbn
9780792838920
Other control number
  • 027616626622
  • 02761606255000
Publisher number
906266
System control number
(OCoLC)798658150
Label
A fish called Wanda
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/027/000000000010027009.gif
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Features vary
Extent
1 DVD (108 min.)
Isbn
9780792838920
Other control number
  • 027616626622
  • 02761606255000
Publisher number
906266
System control number
(OCoLC)798658150

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