The Balcony

75
  • NR
In an unnamed city, Madame Irma (Shelley Winters) runs a brothel where people explore role-playing and other sexual fantasies. When her police chief lover (Peter Falk) arrives, she learns that a violent revolution is brewing outside and many of the... read more

In an unnamed city, Madame Irma (Shelley Winters) runs a brothel where people explore role-playing and other sexual fantasies. When her police chief lover (Peter Falk) arrives, she learns that a violent revolution is brewing outside and many of the country's leaders have been killed in the uprising. Soon, the brothel's customers and employees are forced to take to the city streets in costume and impersonate the slain leaders in order to help restore sanity. NEW 4K RESTORATION.

Original Release

03/21/1963

US Release

03/21/1963

Cast

Directors

Joseph Strick

Writers

Bernard Frechtman, Jean Genet, Ben Maddow

Cast

Producers

Lewis M. Allen Executive Producer
Rosemary Kaye Producer
Ben Maddow Producer
Joseph Strick Producer

Editors

Chester W. Schaeffer

1964OscarBest Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
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