History Film / AFishCalledWanda

21st Apr '18 4:35:50 AM jormis29
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* SleepingSingle (See Unfair Sex below)

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* SleepingSingle (See Unfair Sex below)SleepingSingle: Archie and his wife sleeping separate beds is contrasted to the passionate love making of Wanda and Otto.
20th Apr '18 10:30:57 AM mlsmithca
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** The Russian Archie uses to arouse Wanda is a poem about the glory of the worker that Soviet Children were expected to recite the way American Children are expected to recite the pledge of allegance.
*** No, it's not. Actually it's a poem by Russian [[ByronicHero Romantic poet]] Lermontov, called 'The Prayer'. And it has nothing to do with the Soviet Union, aside from the fact that it was (and still is) a classical poem to learn in school.

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** The Russian Archie uses to arouse Wanda is a poem about the glory of the worker that Soviet Children were expected to recite the way American Children are expected to recite the pledge of allegance.
*** No, it's not. Actually it's
a poem by Russian [[ByronicHero Romantic poet]] Lermontov, called 'The Prayer'. And it has nothing to do with the Soviet Union, aside from the fact that it was (and still is) a classical poem to learn in school.Prayer'.
31st Mar '18 7:44:20 PM Seanchai
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*** No, it's not. Actually it's a poem by Russian [[ByronicHero Romantic poet] Lermontov, called 'The Prayer'. And it has nothing to do with the Soviet Union, aside from the fact that it was (and still is) a classical poem to learn in school.

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*** No, it's not. Actually it's a poem by Russian [[ByronicHero Romantic poet] poet]] Lermontov, called 'The Prayer'. And it has nothing to do with the Soviet Union, aside from the fact that it was (and still is) a classical poem to learn in school.
31st Mar '18 7:42:55 PM Seanchai
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*** No, it's not. Actually it's a poem by Russian [[ByronicHero Romantic poet] Lermontov, called 'The Prayer'. And it has nothing to do with the Soviet Union, aside from the fact that it was (and still is) a classical poem to learn in school.
23rd Mar '18 7:55:20 PM Andooks
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* DistractedByTheSexy: Barrister Archie Leach is so smitten by Wanda that he leaves his briefcase on top of his car as he drives off.
27th Dec '17 1:52:03 PM XFllo
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* AmusingInjuries:
** Poor Ken.
** And those poor dogs.

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* AgeGapRomance: Archie is about two decades older than Wanda. Lampshaded when she says that she's "not into necrophilia."
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* AmusingInjuries:
%% ** Poor Ken.
%% ** And those poor dogs.



* MayDecemberRomance: Archie is about two decades older than Wanda. Lampshaded when she says that she's "not into necrophilia."
2nd Dec '17 5:23:10 AM AnotherGuy
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* MadeOfIron: Otto survives being run over by as steamroller ''and'' being flung off the wing of a passenger jet airplane taking off.
22nd Oct '17 12:07:29 PM nombretomado
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* ShoutOut[=/=]GeniusBonus: John Cleese's character is called Archie Leach, which was CaryGrant's real name. An scene with Otto and Wanda borrows one [[WouldHitAGirl iconic moment from a fight]] between Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn in ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaStory''.

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* ShoutOut[=/=]GeniusBonus: John Cleese's character is called Archie Leach, which was CaryGrant's Creator/CaryGrant's real name. An scene with Otto and Wanda borrows one [[WouldHitAGirl iconic moment from a fight]] between Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn in ''Film/ThePhiladelphiaStory''.
9th Oct '17 7:17:25 PM JoeG
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* WickedPretentious: Otto is a violent thug who thinks reading Nietzsche makes him much more intelligent and cultured than he really is.
-->'''Wanda''': But you think you're an intellectual, don't you, ape?
-->'''Otto''': Apes don't read philosophy.
-->'''Wanda''': Yes they do, Otto. They just don't understand it.
3rd Oct '17 4:37:24 PM TargetOnMyBack
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** Knowing some Italian and/or Russian makes some scenes all the more hilarious, especially simce Otto is just prattling off random Italian food items.

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** Knowing some Italian and/or Russian makes some scenes all the more hilarious, especially simce since Otto is just prattling off random Italian food items.
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