The Americanization of Emily

The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Set during World War II in London, Julie Andrews is a war widow. James Garner is the personal assistant to an American admiral played by Melvyn Douglas. His plan is to stay alive. Hers is to get by without getting attached to anyone again. When the two start a relationship, will her ideals come in conflict with his cynicism? This is a thought-provoking movie, surprisingly realistic about relationships between men and women.

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