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A Fish Called Wanda
In 1969, a sketch from the television show Monty Python’s Flying Circus joked about the idea of a gag so funny it cost the life of all those who heard it. Twenty years after the broadcast of that historic episode, tragedy overflew A Fish Called Wanda—according to the colleagues who saw him, a Danish doctor laughed himself to death during a screening of the film. The irony? This hilarious comedy was written by John Cleese, a member of Monty Python. The film –the last in director Charles Crichton’s extensive career– tells many stories rolled into one. Even though the excuse is to follow the adventures of a gang of criminals after a successful job at a jewelry, the plot hides a collection of absurd love affairs, betrayal, fights and, above all, some of the best gags in British comedy history. As good as they are lethal.
Charles Crichton , John Cleese
Charles Crichton was born in London in 1910. He directed a number of comedies and achieved two Oscar nominations. He passed away in 1999.
John Cleese was born in England in 1939. He is known for being part of the British comedy group Monty Python. He has won the Best Actor BAFTA Award.
G: John Cleese, Charles Crichton
F: Alan Hume
E: John Jympson
DA: John Wood
M: John Du Prez
P: Michael Shamberg
I: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin, Maria Aitken
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