Dir. Carl Reiner (1970).
The Producer’s rival as the most outrageous example of Hollywood’s short-lived “Jew wave” features George Segal as a nice young Manhattan lawyer burdened with a nightmarish senile mother (Ruth Gordon). Where’s Poppa? is less a movie than a series of slapstick riffs in which each dreamlike scene ends in psychosexual hyperbole.
Thu., Nov. 3, 4:30 p.m.; Mon., Nov. 7, 8:45 p.m., 2011
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.