Who says you can’t celebrate “Dark December” with a few laughs?
Featuring trysts, twists and missed connections. “The Apartment” is a cherished dark romantic comedy from indisputable legend of the genre, Billy Wilder (“Some Like It Hot”, “The Seven Year Itch”).
Meet insurance clerk C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon), an ambitious young professional with his eyes on a promotion. In order to secure his upward mobility, Baxter allows senior executives to use his Upper West Side apartment to conduct their extramarital affairs. With his side-hustle in full swing, he soon falls for spirited elevator operator Fran (Shirley MacLaine), who in turn is having a dalliance with Baxter’s immediate boss (Fred MacMurray).
Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director & Best Original Screenplay!