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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… 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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