The Balcony

(1963)
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Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in order to reassure the people and halt the revolution, she offers instead three of her customers to play the general, bishop and chief justice, all of whom have died in the revolution.

  1. Bernard Frechtman

    Story

  2. Joseph Strick

    Director

  3. Jean Genet

    Story

  4. Ben Maddow

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Shelley Winters

    Shelley Winters

    Madame Irma

  2. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk

    Police Chief

  3. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant

    Carmen

  4. Leonard Nimoy

    Leonard Nimoy

    Roger

  5. Ruby Dee

    Ruby Dee

    Thief

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Status Released

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  • March 21, 1963
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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