A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair
A Foreign Affair

Year

1948

Duration

111 minutes

Genres

Comedy, Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Attacked as tasteless and cynical on its release, this is a typically dark comedy from Billy Wilder, featuring great roles for women. The prim head of a congressional committee is trying to find out how much black marketeering is going on in the ruins of post-Second World War Berlin, and a German aristocrat is reduced to working as a nightclub singer. Cynical? Yes, but witty and bitingly satirical too.

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PG Classification

Contains mild sex references and one scene of violence

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