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"Where do you run when there's no place to run? Where do you hide when there's no place to hide?"
  • Approved
  • 1967
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 5.5  (1,687)

Caprice is a 1967 comedy thriller movie directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Doris Day, Richard Harris, and Ray Walston. The movie begins with Patricia Foster (Doris Day), an industrial designer who works for a perfume company named Bellenos, being sent to Europe for a photoshoot. The company is developing a revolutionary new perfume, and Patricia is in charge of designing its new packaging.

While in Paris, she meets Christopher White (Richard Harris), a handsome and charming man who claims to work for the British government. Christopher warns Patricia that her boss, Mr. Stuart (Jack Kruschen), may be involved in a sinister plot to sell the perfume formula to a foreign power. Although Patricia dismisses his claims, events soon prove Christopher right, and the two of them become embroiled in a race to uncover the truth.

As Patricia and Christopher travel through Europe, they encounter a series of obstacles and obstacles, including attempts on their lives and the pursuit of the perfume formula by various espionage agencies. Along the way, Patricia and Christopher begin to develop romantic feelings for one another.

Caprice is a light-hearted comedy with some thrilling moments, as Patricia and Christopher fend off danger while trying to solve the mystery of the stolen perfume formula. Doris Day brings her signature charm and humor to the role of Patricia, while Richard Harris plays his part as the dashing hero with aplomb. Ray Walston delivers a standout performance as Stuart's conniving assistant, Sir Jason Fox, who adds some comedic relief as he tries to thwart Patricia and Christopher's investigation.

The movie also features some impressive location work, with scenes shot in Paris, Germany, and Switzerland. The stunning landscapes and backdrops serve as a beautiful backdrop to the action-packed scenes.

One of the most notable aspects of Caprice is its use of innovative camera shots and visual effects, which were groundbreaking for their time. Frank Tashlin, who was a former animator, brought a unique style to the movie, incorporating bold colors and playful compositions. Modern-day audiences may recognize some of Tashlin's techniques, which have since been utilized by other filmmakers in a variety of genres.

Overall, Caprice is an enjoyable romp with a mix of comedy and suspense. While it may not be as well-known as some of Doris Day's other movies, it's worth checking out for the charming performances, stunning locations, and innovative visual style.

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    1 hr 38 min
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    5.5  (1,687)