To Be or Not to Be (1983) | reviewed by: Scott Crick | February 12, 2012
entertainment value
Surprisingly tender-hearted, well acted, and blessedly free of over-the-top schtick that plauges a number of his later films
genre Comedy | History
synopsis A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape.Remake of the 1942 film: Mel
lead actors Mel Brooks | Anne Bancroft | Tim Matheson | Charles Durning | Christopher Lloyd
director Alan Johnson