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A Fish Called Wanda
Director: Charles Crichton (Dir)
Release Date:   1988
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 15 Jul 1988
Duration (in mins):   108
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Cast:   John Cleese (Archie Leach)  
    Jamie Lee Curtis (Wanda Gerschwitz)  
    Kevin Kline (Otto)  
    Michael Palin (Ken)  

Production Company: Prominent Features  
Distribution Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.  
Director: Charles Crichton (Dir)
Producer: Michael Shamberg (Prod)
Writer: John Cleese (Wrt)
  John Cleese (Story)
  Charles Crichton (Story)
Photography: Alan Hume (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Roger Murray-Leach (Prod des)
Film Editor: John Jympson (Film ed)
Music: John Du Prez (Mus)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: Great Britain and United States
Language: English

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Genre: Romantic comedy
Sub-Genre: Crime

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   11 Jul 1988   p. 3, 14.
Los Angeles Times   15 Jul 1988   Calendar, p. 1.
New York Times   15 Jul 1988   Section C, p. 8.
Variety   13 Jul 1988   p. 12.

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