The Way We Were

"Weak"

The Way We Were Review


Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand star in a multi-year romantic drama that comes off as about as believable as a love affair between myself and a potted plant. Widely loathed for its sacharrine approach (and Streisand's acting), the shrill Ms. Babs is so unsympathetic as the local communist sympathiser that you can't help but be aghast in wonder over why Redford's character would possibly see anything in her. Of course, this film had a popular song come from it (see if you can guess what it was, Einstein), and a legion of Babs fans believe their goddess can do no wrong, so, for better or worse, The Way We Were is going to be with us as a "classic" romance for some time to come.


The Way We Were

Facts and Figures

Run time: 118 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th October 1973

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Rastar Productions, Tom Ward Enterprises

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 7

IMDB: 7.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Katie Morosky, as Hubbell Gardner, as J.J., as Carol Ann, Patrick O'Neal as George Bissinger, as Paula Reisner, as Rhea Edwards, as Brooks Carpenter, as Bill Verso, Diana Ewing as Vicki Bissinger, as Pony Dunbar, Marcia Mae Jones as Peggy Vanderbilt, as Actor, as El Morocco Captain, Eric Boles as Army Corporal, as Frankie McVeigh

Also starring: ,

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