Young adults Alex McDonald and Karen Sayers are living in a communal situation. Falling in love, they feel they've outgrown their current situation and want a place of their own. Unable to ...
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Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Lucy and Paul return to their childhood home for a celebration dinner when their Uncle Stan shows up with inappropriate gifts for all, and a way-too-young fiancée named Candy. Once the gifts are unwrapped, all Hell breaks loose.
Ostracized at a snooty private school because of her rural, poor background, a scholarship student is tormented to the point where her only remaining recourse is revenge, using the only ... See full summary »
A mother-daughter relationship, with its misunderstandings and long simmering resentments, is explored with humor, insight and understanding... The film is notable, too, for bringing back ... See full summary »
Young adults Alex McDonald and Karen Sayers are living in a communal situation. Falling in love, they feel they've outgrown their current situation and want a place of their own. Unable to afford the apartment they want, they ask their respective parents for the money for at least the first month's rent. Their parents refuse. As they figure their parents have the economic power, Alex and Karen decide to get back at their parents with the only power they think they have. They decide literally and figuratively to screw their parents by sexual manipulation: Karen will seduce Alex's father Roy, and Alex will seduce Karen's mother Celia, despite each parent still being married. Alex and Karen's initial "in" is through work where Karen gets a job working as Roy's secretary in his law firm, and Alex gets a job working as Celia's gardener. The respective seductions are easy and successful. As time goes on, Alex becomes jealous of Karen's relationship with his father. Karen and Alex break up ... Written by
Keep it in the Family is a weird, generation gap comedy that was made in Montreal during the hippie era and is very dated but is still amusing to watch for those who grew up at that time. The story is about a young couple who want to be married but cannot afford to get their own house so they conspire to raise the necessary funds by sexually blackmailing their respective in-laws. What ensues is not exactly hilarious but is definitely interesting. The film certainly deserves points for creating it's own flavor and feautures a bizarre look at families.
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