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Carnival in Costa Rica

1947 1h 36m Musical List
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Luisa (Vera-Ellen) has a problem. After returning to Costa Rica from her studies in the United States, the young woman discovers that her parents have decided that she will marry Pepe (Cesar Romero). But Pepe has a serious girlfriend and isn't pleased with the setup either. When Luisa falls for U.S. businessman Jeff Stephens (Dick Haymes), the situation gets more complicated. Both Pepe and Luisa struggle to keep their secret lovers from crossing paths with each other -- and their parents. Read More Read Less

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Cory Woodroof 615 Film It’s goofy and probably a little grating since it was released in 1947, but it’s got a pretty sharp screwball comedy script for a movie like this, and the musical numbers, while naturally forced, are pretty darn enjoyable for what they are. Aug 11, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Luisa (Vera-Ellen) has a problem. After returning to Costa Rica from her studies in the United States, the young woman discovers that her parents have decided that she will marry Pepe (Cesar Romero). But Pepe has a serious girlfriend and isn't pleased with the setup either. When Luisa falls for U.S. businessman Jeff Stephens (Dick Haymes), the situation gets more complicated. Both Pepe and Luisa struggle to keep their secret lovers from crossing paths with each other -- and their parents.
Director
Gregory Ratoff
Genre
Musical
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Apr 16, 2013
Runtime
1h 36m