Four Dimensions of Greta
(1972) from Tuna
Four Dimensions of Greta (1972) is a classic British
sex farce that has "the worst German accent ever committed to film,
enough public hair to stuff two sofas, and some of the worst acting
and limb contortions ever seen", according to the package notes.
Journalist Hans Wiemer is sent to
England by his publisher to write an exposť on au pairs, and to look
for Greta, the wayward daughter of a friend. Even
though he is engaged to his publisher's daughter, Hans
rings up Sue, his old girlfriend. Together, they attempt
to track Greta through the 1960's London sex scene.
Mynah Byrd shows only her breasts in her
stripper's costume. Several strippers show all three Bs.
Felicity Devonshire as one of the lesbian flatmates shows all
three Bs, as does her busty, blonde and unidentified room mate.
Karen Boyer and Leena Skoog also show all three Bs.
The search takes them to he two lesbian former roommates, a strip club
where she worked, a massage parlor, and a sleazy gambling den. Along
the way, they have sex, and see lots of naked women. As they interview
each contact, the recollections of Greta are shown in 3-D.
available in Region 1
The film was
probably pretty daring in 1972, but is now merely quaint.
guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of
excellence, about like three and a half stars
from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm
watchability, about like two and a half stars
from the critics. The fives are generally not
worthwhile unless they are really your kind of
material, about like two stars from the critics.
Films under five are generally awful even if you
like that kind of film, equivalent to about one
and a half stars from the critics or less,
depending on just how far below five the rating
guideline: A means the movie is so good it
will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not
good enough to win you over if you hate the
genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an
open mind about this type of film. C means it will only
appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover
appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you
like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if
you love the genre. F means that the film is not only
unappealing across-the-board, but technically
inept as well.
Based on this description, this
film is a C-. If you narrowly define the
genre as British sex farces, this is a decent one.
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