It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

20/07/2009
  |  Buy to Own: 20/07/2009
  |  110 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time Film Poster

Synopsis

Anthony Newley stars in this camp 1970s comedy as struggling playwright Sweeney, who is still in lust with his ex-wife Georgina (Stefanie Powers) despite her remarriage to wealthy construction boss Prince (Henry Ramer). In order to win back Georgina's favours, Sweeney embarks on an elaborate series of schemes and scams, from stinging his artist friend Moriarty (Isaac Hayes) for drinks and cash to a fake kidnapping plot that brings inept cops Broom and Kopek (John Candy and Lawrence Dane) bumbling after him.