The Communication Cord
Superbly constructed farce.
Shy, unworldly Tim Gallagher invites his girlfriend and her father to visit his restored cottage in Donegal, hoping to prove that he shares the distinguished politician’s reverence for Irish peasant culture. One snag – it isn’t really his cottage. Then Tim finds an ex-girlfriend in residence and passes her off as his French cleaning woman who speaks no English – a deception she plays along with …. up to a point. Then his friend Jack impersonates a German neighbour shortly after the real German has called – so by the time a real French woman shows up for a romantic weekend with Jack, the communications are thoroughly tangled