European Union Film Showcase

AN ALMOST PERFECT AFFAIR (EIN FAST PERFEKTER SEITENSPRUNG)

  • Description
  • Henny (Elfi Eschke) backs out of a marriage

    to the strait-laced son of the arrogant

    top dog in a small town and flees to see

    the world. Because she can't pay the bills

    in the Vienna hotel she checks into she

    decides to seduce some rich guy. lns;ead,

    she meets and falls in love with henpecked

    underdog Siegfried, who's saddled with a

    wife who constantly accuses him of cheating

    on her and whose family he can't

    stand. Plump, nice-girl Eschke is lovable,

    and so is her character's rather muddled

    goal: She doesn't know what she wants

    only what she doesn't want-to marry and

    be saddled with a small town and smalltown

    in-laws. -Eric Hansen, Variety

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