X, Y & Zee (1972) - Rotten Tomatoes

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X, Y & Zee (1972)




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Originally released under the title Zee and Company, this film follows the chaotic events that take place when the jealous, brash Zee Blakeley (Elizabeth Taylor) discovers that her mild-mannered architect husband, Robert (Michael Caine), is having an affair with a young widow, Stella (Susannah York).


Elizabeth Taylor
as Zee Blakeley
Michael Caine
as Robert Blakeley
Gino Melvazzi
as Headwaiter
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Critic Reviews for X, Y & Zee

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

Life in Edna O'Brien land has long been on the odd side, and in [X, Y & Zee] has arrived at a pretty pass, strongly suggestive of a boulevard comedy suffering from a rather severe rush of blood to the head.

July 7, 2020 | Full Review…

Elizabeth Taylor and Susannah York both turn in performances that fully capture the excellently conceived characters of Edna O'Brien's original screenplay.

March 26, 2009 | Full Review…

One of those follies that everyone involved (especially writer Edna O'Brien) must look back on with cringing embarrassment.

February 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The movie in this case is no masterpiece, but audiences are having fun at it because it unzips along at a nice, vulgar clip.

October 23, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Given free rein by the director, Taylor is clearly having fun with the part. The story alone isn't much, but, inflated by the Taylor hurricane, the movie works as an incredible portrait of a marriage on the rocks.

December 19, 2007 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

With lifeless direction and the acting talent all appearing to have off days, this frivolous nonsense makes for depressing viewing.

May 24, 2003 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for X, Y & Zee

Middling drama that doesn't really take advantage of its trio of stars. Liz is stuck in harridan mode again.

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