Approved | | Drama, Romance
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love meet at a dance and fall for each other.
Paddy Chayefsky won his first of three Academy Awards for Best Screenplay with his work on this film. His three wins set a record for the most Academy Awards for a solo author. Woody Allen would later match the feat.
Ma, sooner or later, there comes a point in a man's life when he's gotta face some facts. And one fact I gotta face is that, whatever it is that women like, I ain't got it.
During the conversation with Marty, Angie and their friends about how Mickey Spillane writes women, Marty's shirt is alternately unbuttoned/buttoned between shots.
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