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The Seven Year Itch

1955

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  • The images (Monroe's skirt blowing up on a subway grate) were too iconic for me take it seriously. Big mistake. The blatant sexism used to also make me dismiss it. But now that I know Monroe's career better, I can see how much intelligence & humor she uses to play into and anticipate Tom Ewell's banal fantasies. And that's the theme & style of the film.