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.
not currently available in Region 1
The film was probably pretty daring in 1972, but is now merely quaint.  

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The People Vote ...


IMDb 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 is.

My own 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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