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Some Like It Hot

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Director: Billy Wilder

Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon

Two down on their luck jazz musicians find themselves out of a job and on the run after the police raid the speakeasy they perform in and they inadvertently stumble upon a gang war. With no money and nowhere to hide, a gig with Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators at a Florida beach resort seems like the perfect getaway. There’s just one problem: the Syncopators are an all-female band, and Joe and Jerry aren’t women - yet.

Armed with some dodgy wigs and wobbly falsettos, Joe and Jerry manage to join the Syncopators, where they meet Sugar Kane: a hooch-swilling, ukulele-playing knockout with a soft spot for badboy saxophone players. Barely able to believe their good fortune, things start to go off the rails for the pair when they begin to attract unwanted attention from lecherous millionaires and some familiar faces show up at their hotel for a gathering of the country’s most dangerous criminals.

Genre: Comedy

Year: 1959

Running time: 121 minutes

Territory: Worldwide

Studio: MGM

Format: DCP, 4K DCP

Language options: Dialogue - EN | Subtitle - SV, FR, IT, JA

Two down on their luck jazz musicians find themselves out of a job and on the run after the police raid the speakeasy they perform in and they inadvertently stumble upon a gang war. With no money and nowhere to hide, a gig with Sweet Sue and her Society Syncopators at a Florida beach resort seems like the perfect getaway. There’s just one problem: the Syncopators are an all-female band, and Joe and Jerry aren’t women - yet.

Armed with some dodgy wigs and wobbly falsettos, Joe and Jerry manage to join the Syncopators, where they meet Sugar Kane: a hooch-swilling, ukulele-playing knockout with a soft spot for badboy saxophone players. Barely able to believe their good fortune, things start to go off the rails for the pair when they begin to attract unwanted attention from lecherous millionaires and some familiar faces show up at their hotel for a gathering of the country’s most dangerous criminals.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


Australia

Cremorne

Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace

26 July


Estonia

Tartu

Tartu Elektriteater

19 August


FRANCE

Perpignan

Cinematheque euro-regionale

6 August


France

Sète

Cinéma Le Comoedia - SNC Sagec - Ciné 32 Veo

8 July - 14 July


France

Tours

Ciné Off

29 July - 4 August


Germany

Unterföhring

Bürgerhaus Unterföhring - Gemeinde Unterföhring / Kulturamt

23 August


Italy

Rome

Il Cinema in Piazza San Cosimato - Ass. "Piccolo Cinema America"

12 August


Italy

Bologna

Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna

21 August


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