(1979) Directed by Arthur Hiller. Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini. (103 min.) Blu-Ray.
Uptight dentist Sheldon Kornpett’s daughter is getting married, and he finally meets the groom’s father. Is he CIA … or just flat-out insane? Alan Arkin and Peter Falk are a faultless comedy duo embarking on a questionable secret mission. Even the New York Times reviewer admitted she laughed until she cried.
We start December with a mesmerizing animated film by a Dutch director, part of our new ArtHouse series, and a movie pick inspired by the exhibition Inspiring Beauty, starring Diana Ross. January begins a classic comedy film festival curated by Laura Boyes, and John Munson presents two more notable ArtHouse films.