Cactus Flower Poster

Release Date: 1969

DVD Release Date: April 23rd, 2002

PG|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons (Goldie Hawn) attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston (Walter Matthau) reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having fabricated a wife and three children, Julian readily accepts when his devoted nurse, Stephanie (Ingrid Bergman), who has secretly loved Julian for years, offers to act as his wife and demand a divorce.

Cast: Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman, Goldie Hawn, Jack Weston, Rick Lenz, Vito Scotti, Irene Hervey, Eve Bruce

Director: Gene Saks

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: 1960s, Charming, Deception, Pursuit, Transformation, Cheeky, Love, Hilarious, New York City


Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical