John Cook
Peter, a 20 year old Viennese photographer, has made the bookings for a holiday with his friend Liesl in the south of France. A French tourist seduces him and he falls for her. Liesl is mad at him. But she wants to go on the trip so she leaves with him. But they do not spend their time together. She flirts with the men on the beach while Peter falls for Simone, a southern beauty, even though they don't speak the same language. Simone's fiancé arrives and their affair is over. He misses her exotic charm and doesn't find it in Liesl who's just 'the girl next door' for him. Liesl flies back home when their vacation ends but Peter wants to stay on in France and look for a job. Contemporary love story about the confrontation of French and Austrian culture.
Technical Data
Running time: 113
Format: 35mm
Screen ratio: 1:1.66
Language spoken: German
Production year: 1982
Director(s): John Cook
Writer(s): Helmut Zenker, Dominique Eudes, John Cook (based on a story by Helmut-Maria Boselmann)
Cinematography: Helmut Pirnat
Editing: Susanne Schett
Key cast: Michael Riebl, Sybille Kos, Catherine Dressler, Maryline Abecassis, Johanna Froidl, Eva Pilz, Herbert Brunner
Producer: Herbert Reutterer
Production company
Satel Film GmbH
Linzer Straße 375
1140 Vienna
tel:+43 1 588 72 0