Adam's Rib

Adam's Rib
Adam's Rib

Year

1949

Duration

99 minutes

Genres

Comedy

Language

English

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Synopsis

This classic comedic battle of the sexes is a real delight. Although it might seem quaint by today's standards, the gender politics it daringly explored in 1949 are still relevant. Hollywood greats Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn shine as the husband and wife lawyers, Adam and Amanda, who end up on opposing sides of the same case. While Adam is out to prosecute the defendant for allegedly trying to murder her unfaithful husband, Amanda fights to get the woman acquitted. As full-scale war erupts, double standards are laid bare, and professional tensions become decidedly personal. Can the couple's previously happy marriage survive the verbal and moral onslaught?

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