Loosley based on the bestselling book of Allan Pease and Barbara Pease, this comedy focuses on typical gender stereotypes, causing difficulties in relationships between men and women. When Jan wants to sleep with Melanie, student Katrin scratches his car's paint. Instead of arguing, he falls in love with her and they finally marry. Meanwhile, his boring roommate Rüdiger is romantically linked to Melanie. However, both couples soon have to fight problems in their relationships... Written by
I saw this on a plane from Germany this year. It was titled "Why men don't listen and women can't parallel park." A good movie, both funny and scarily poignant. If you get a chance, watch it. A combination mocumentry and situational comedy, with some good performances. If you liked "Amelie" this is worth a shot. An exaggeration of real life, but I guarantee these characters will remind you of someone you know. Subtitled, obviously. So if you are one of those people who thinks all the best movies, actors and directors speak English, skip it and put in another inane Ben Stiller or Adam Sandler movie. I look forward to it coming out on DVD and will be purchasing it.
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