PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ted, a stuffy white guy from Illinois working in sales for the Barcelona office of a US corporation, is paid an unexpected visit by his somewhat less stuffy cousin Fred, who is an officer ... See full summary »
Stanley Kubrick greatly admired this film, calling it "a new way to have talk advance the narrative." He was especially impressed with Thomas Gibson, and cast him in Eyes Wide Shut (1999) without an audition on the basis of his performance here.
I couldn't believe Fred would just show up like that. On the other hand, it was absolutely typical.
When Fred and Ted are driving through Barcelona early in the film, Ted's driving barely matches the direction the car is moving.
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