The Games Men Play

  • 1963
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

There are some interesting ideas in this story of six couples who get trapped in a hotel when one of the guests is diagnosed as having bubonic fever. Anything of value in this picture, however, is owed to Albert Camus, who exhausted the subject in his brilliant novel The Plague. The quarantine changes the lives of almost everyone involved--a married couple...read more

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There are some interesting ideas in this story of six couples who get trapped in a hotel when one of the guests is diagnosed as having bubonic fever. Anything of value in this picture, however, is owed to Albert Camus, who exhausted the subject in his brilliant novel The Plague. The

quarantine changes the lives of almost everyone involved--a married couple rekindles their love, two young lovers decide to wed, two people having an affair realize their relationship has no spark without the threat of being caught. The only one who emerges unchanged when the quarantine clears is

a prostitute who reenters the hotel with a customer. Originally released in Argentina in 1963, though a Spanish language version was shown in the United States in 1964. Additional nude footage was included for the English language version.

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