The Apartment (1960)
- Time: 125 min
- Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
- Director: Billy Wilder
- Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray
The Apartment came out shortly after the success of ‘Some Like it Hot’ from director Billy Wilder and thus making it the most successful films of the year. Full of trivialities this comedy is a harsh critic of coporate world and the American way of life. Bud Baxter is a struggling clerk in a huge New York insurance company. He’s discovered a quick way to climb the corporate ladder – by lending out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. He often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits and one night he’s left with a major problem to solve.