The Apartment (1960) (NR)
Join us for a month long exploration of Classic Academy Award Winners at the ESQUIRE THEATRE leading up to The Academy Awards on February 9th. We continue with Best Director!
Billy Wilder won Best Director in 1961 for THE APARTMENT starring Shirley McClain and Jack Lemmon. Earning 10 Oscar nominations total, the film also took home Best Picture, Best Original Screen Play, Best Art Direction and Best Editing.
You'll Simply Fall Apart With Laughter!
Certified Fresh on rotten tomatoes with a 94%, the Critics Consensus: "Director Billy Wilder's customary cynicism is leavened here by tender humor, romance, and genuine pathos."
Synopsis: A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Friday, January 24
Comedy , Drama
2 hr. 5 min.