Cover image for Neil Simon's seems like old times
Title:
Neil Simon's seems like old times
Author:
Hawn, Goldie, actor.
Uniform Title:
Seems like old times (Motion picture)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2002]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Summary:
A comedy in which a writer (Chase) becomes involved in a bank robbery and turns to his ex-wife (Hawn) for help.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.

Includes widescreen and full screen versions.

For specific features see interactive menu.

Closed-captioned.
Language:
English

French
Reading Level:
Rated PG.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780767885881
UPC:
043396082021
Format :
DVD

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For the first (and thus far the only) time in his career, Chevy Chase plays a genuinely sympathetic character in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times. This time around, Chase is a divorced novelist who is abducted by crooks and set up as the fall guy in a bank robbery. Arrested, Chase manages to escape and to make his way to the home of ex-wife Goldie Hawn, now a highly respected liberal defense attorney. Chase's unexpected arrival coincides with an important dinner party on behalf of Goldie's current husband, district attorney Charles Grodin. At first making every effort to give Chase the boot, Hawn, ever the champion of the underdog finally decides to help him out of his dilemma--much to the discomfort of her politically ambitious husband. Wisely, Grodin does not play his character as an unpleasant stuffed shirt; he is as likeable as Chase and Hawn, giving the farcical plot convolutions a tinge of reality. We care about the people involved, thus the laughs spring as much from characterization as they do from the situation. If only Seems Like Old Times didn't have that lame-brained final close up..... ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi