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California Suite

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Original title
California Suite
Running time
103 min.
United States United States
Neil Simon (Theater: Neil Simon)
Claude Bolling
David M. Walsh
Distributed by Columbia Pictures. Rastar
Comedy. Drama | Comedy-Drama. Romantic Comedy. Ensemble Film
Synopsis / Plot
This stunning ensemble cast tells the story of four different guests in a hotel. Jane Fonda and Alan Alda are a divorced couple fighting over the visitation of their daughter. Maggie Smith is coming to watch the Oscars with Michael Caine, her gay escort whom she loves. Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor bring their wives on vacation with unexpected, but hilarious, results. Walter Matthau as a man visiting for his nephew's bar mitzvah and ends up with a hooker in his room, courtesy of his brother.
1978: Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Maggie Smith). 3 Nominations
1978: Golden Globes: Best Actress - Musical/Comedy (Smith). 2 Nominations
1978: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Bset Supporting Actress (Smith)
1978: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Jane Fonda)
1979: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Maggie Smith)
1978: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Comedy Screenplay
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