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Saturday, January 31, 2009


M-Net Stars to screen reunion of Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in sequel to Neil Simon’s story.

M-Net Stars (DStv Channel 105) will screen The Odd Couple II on February 5 at 19h30.

Thirty years after making Neil Simon’s delightful The Odd Couple, Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are reunited for this sequel directed by Howard Deutch, making this one of the longest gaps between a first and a second movie.

Some 17 years after saying goodbye, slob Oscar and fastidious Felix learn that they are about to become family – their kids are getting married. They meet at the airport in Los Angeles, and set off in a hired car. But along the way, they lose their way, meet various eccentric characters, and get arrested. Now if only they could stop bickering, they may just make it to the church on time!