films – Cinema Akil


WAREHOUSE 68, ALSERKAL AVENUE
AL QUOZ INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT
DUBAI, UAE

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ONE, TWO, THREE
DIRECTED BY
Billy Wilder
USA | 13+ | 110 mins | Drama | German
Venue

In West Berlin during the Cold War, Coca-Cola executive C.R. 'Mac' Macnamara is given the task of taking care of his boss' socialite daughter. When Scarlett surprises Mac by announcing she has married Otto Piffi, a young East German Communist with ardent anti-capitalist views.Featuring a brilliant performance by James Cagney and classic fast-and-furious dialogue, this hysterical, hilarious satire on American cultural imperialism is Billy Wilder at his best. Interestingly, the shooting started before the construction of the Berlin Wall – but then one morning the wall went up, forcing the crew to relocate to Munich.