One Day in Europe (15)

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There's more football in One Day in Europe, but here it's an extraneous frame for four separate stories, all of which are set on Champions' League final day, and all of which are variations on the same scenario, ie, a tourist going to the police to report that their luggage has been stolen. First there's an English businesswoman in Moscow, then a German student in Istanbul, then a Hungarian pilgrim in Santiago de Compostela, and finally a French couple in Berlin. It's a fairly amusing and unaffected comedy about how unified the continent has become and how far it still has to go, but by the fourth telling of the story you'll be glad there's not a fifth.

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