A Hollywood director hits the road to experience ‘real life’ in Preston Sturges’ celebrated satire.
Dir Preston Sturges
With Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick
A Hollywood director decides that if he is to move from making shallow comedies to his planned masterpiece about suffering, then he must go out on the road himself and experience real hardship. Rightly celebrated as one of the great movie satires, this is a highpoint in the exquisite film career of Preston Sturges, with witty dialogue and a clever exploration of multiple film genres.