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Days of Wine and Roses [DVD] [1962]

Release Date:11/09/2010
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    Special Features

    • Commentary by Director Blake Edwards
    • Vintage Jack Lemmon Interview
    • Theatrical Trailers
    • Closed Captioned


    Days of Wine and Roses
    In this addiction melodrama, Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon), a promising adman, meet his future wife Kirsten (Lee Remick) at a party. Once married, the pressures of his business lead Joe to seek solace in liquor. Kirsten joins him in his nocturnal drinking sessions, and before long both are confirmed alcoholics. After several frightening episodes, Joe is able to shake the habit thanks to AA, but Kirsten finds it impossible to get through the day without liquor. The two split up, although Joe clings to the hope that someday he and Kirsten will be reunited, if for no reason other than the sake of their young daughter. J.P. Miller adapted the screenplay from his own 1958 Playhouse 90 television script. Though nominated in several categories, Days of Wine and Roses won only the Best Song Oscar for Henry Mancini's title tune. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Jack Lemmon
      Jack Lemmon - Joe Clay
    • Lee Remick
      Lee Remick - Kirsten Anderson
    • Charles Bickford
      Charles Bickford - Ellis Arnesen
    • Jack Klugman
      Jack Klugman - Jim Hungerford
    • Alan Hewitt
      Alan Hewitt - "Red" Leland

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