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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Barbra Streisand
Omar Sharif
Walter Pidgeon
Directors
William Wyler
Screenwriters
Isobel Lennart
Running Time
155 minutes

Funny Girl
Streisand's film debut tells the story of comedienne Fanny Brice's rise to stardom


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Plot
Comedienne Fanny Brice's rise to stardom, via her tempestuous relationship with gamester Nick Arnstein.


Verdict
One of those films where it doesn't really matter what gets written here - you will have made your mind up about Babs one way or the other, but for the rare uninitiated, this is a fine introduction to her talents.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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