Watch The Owl and the Pussycat
- 1 hr 35 min
The Owl and the Pussycat is a 1970 romantic comedy featuring Barbara Streisand. Streisand stars alongside George Segal. She plays an actress who moonlights as a prostitute to help pay bills. Segal is aspiring writer who she ends up living with on a temporary basis. The movie was directed by Herbert Ross and based and is the film adaptation of a stage play. The basic plot centers around the differences between the writer and the actress as they are falling in love. The movie version opted to forgo the interracial themes of the stage version. The female lead in the stage version is African American and the writer is white. Streisand received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. The movie also won for Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.