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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Goldie Hawn
Kurt Russell
Edward Herrmann
Directors
Garry Marshall
Screenwriters
Leslie Dixon
Running Time
112 minutes

Overboard
A rich woman falls off her boat, looses her memory and is tricked into thinking she is married to a poor carpenter.


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Plot
A screwball comedy where a rich but not very nice woman falls, surprisingly, overboard her boat and floats down river. When she regains consciousness it transpires she has amnesia, at the same time as meeting carpenter Kurt Russell who tells her that she is actually his wife.


Verdict
A classic screwball comedy that draws its inspiration from the 1930's genre. The jokes are quick and amusing enough to carry it through it's hour-and-three-quarters. Russell and Hawn have fun with the characters which comes through and makes it all the funnier.


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