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Cactus Flower
Directed by:
Gene Saks

Released on December 16 of 1969 in the USA, "Cactus Flower" (also known as "Kaktusbl├╝te, Die", "Fiore di cactus") is a Comedy/Romance film directed by Gene Saks, and written by I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay) and Abe Burrows (play) . Walter Matthau is starring, alongside Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Jack Weston, Rick Lenz and Vito Scotti.

and so with all its breakout joy, "Cactus Flower" comes full bloom to the screen

Who is the director of "Cactus Flower":

Cactus Flower was directed by Gene Saks, an American actor, and director.

Before making Cactus Flower, Gene Saks had directed The Odd Couple, released in 1968, Barefoot in the Park (1967). Since, he directed Last of the Red Hot Lovers, released in 1972, Mame (1974).

What was the release date of "Cactus Flower":

Cactus Flower was initially released on Tuesday, December 16, 1969, in the United States. Also released on Tuesday, December 16, 1969 has been Hello, Dolly! (dir. Gene Kelly). This was forty-nine (49) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, March 12, 1970 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, December 19, 1969 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Cactus Flower":

At the casting of Cactus Flower we find Walter Matthau, previously seen in Candy (1968) and The Secret Life of an American Wife (1968); Ingrid Bergman (The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964), The Visit (1964)); Goldie Hawn (The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Jack Weston and Walter Matthau also worked together in A New Leaf, released in 1971.
  • Irwin Charone and Vito Scotti also worked together in Herbie Rides Again, released in 1974.
  • Eve Bruce and Vito Scotti have both also be seen in How Sweet It Is!, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Cactus Flower":

The film begins with 21-year-old Toni Simmons trudging across the road at night to post a letter. Subsequently, she returns to her apartment and attempts to gas herself using a "second-hand" stove. Fortunately, her neighbor, Igor Sullivan, smells the gas and rescues her from imminent death using rescue breathing, which evolves into a French kiss after Toni regains consciousness.

The movie then moves to the cause of the suicide attempt. Toni's lover Julian, a dentist and philanderer, had previously [...]

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