Lena's Holiday

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"An off-the-wall adventure of romance and culture shock."
  • PG-13
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 5.4  (315)

Lena's Holiday, a 1991 romantic comedy, is directed by Michael Keusch and stars Felicity Waterman, Chris Lemmon, and Nick Mancuso. The film tells the story of Lena Svenson (Waterman), a Swedish flight attendant who decides to take a personal holiday in San Francisco. Lena is tired of the predictable routine of her life as a flight attendant and decides to take a break from it all. She chooses San Francisco, a city she has always wanted to explore, as her destination. Little does she know that her holiday will not turn out as she expected.

While in San Francisco, Lena meets a variety of interesting characters, including her taxi driver, Iggy (Lemmon), and her bohemian landlady, Patti (Diana Bellamy). Despite the language barrier that exists between Lena and Iggy, they quickly develop a close bond, and he becomes her local guide.

Throughout the film, Lena has several unexpected experiences that challenge her perception of what she thought she wanted out of life. One of these experiences is meeting a mysterious man, Tony (Mancuso), who appears to be following her. Although frightened at first, she soon learns that Tony is a harmless admirer who wants nothing more than to spend time with her.

As the film progresses, Lena's relationships deepens with both Iggy and Tony. She begins to understand that love can come in many forms and that taking risks can lead to new opportunities she never thought possible.

The film captures the essence of San Francisco and its unique, vibrant culture. Scenes were shot throughout the city, including at Fisherman's Wharf, Coit Tower, and The Embarcadero. These locations provide a striking backdrop to the story and give viewers an authentic sense of the city.

Lena's Holiday is a feel-good film that encourages viewers to embrace life's unexpected twists and turns. The chemistry between the main actors is palpable, and their performances are aided by a strong supporting cast. While the storyline may be predictable at times, the film's heartfelt message of pursuing one's dreams is sure to resonate with audiences of all ages.

In conclusion, Lena's Holiday is a charming romantic comedy that will leave viewers feeling uplifted and inspired. With its bright colors, fun characters, and stunning San Francisco setting, this film is a great addition to anyone's list of feel-good movies.

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    1 hr 37 min
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    5.4  (315)