A Perfect Couple
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A Perfect Couple
Robert Altman cooled his "innovative" jets to make the innocuous romantic comedy A Perfect Couple. Marta Heflin plays a member of a boisterous rock group. Paul Dooley is a bashful bachelor from a tradition-bound Greek family. Heflin and Dooley meet via a computer dating service, whereupon all the expected comedy setups avail themselves, though most of these setups are played as seriously as if this film were MacBeth. The best moments are the scenes with Heflin's musical group, though there are far too many of these. While Perfect Couple didn't make a dime, it still represents… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Romance, like cinema, is a reconstructionist work for Altman"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"It's one of those uneven pics that is neither good nor bad, but has its own unique charms."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Altman said "I'd like to do a love story where the leads are just ordinary schlumps.""
‑ Marty Mapes, Movie Habit
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