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Ben Dooley's rating of the film Don't Drink the Water

An enjoyable comedy with a few brilliant jokes. It's a screwball comedy, very much influenced by films of the classical Hollywood greats, particularly Billy Wilder (e.g. One, Two, Three). It's quite light without any real ideas - boringly shot, no subtlety about the cold war, quite predictable and also at times a little racist in its stereotypes of arabs etc. But anyway has a good pace and is on the whole fun :)