Chikita (1961)

Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland  |  
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This funny, satirical comedy stars German actress Hanne Wieder as Chikita, a Swiss woman who owns a certain type of establishment in a South American country where men can come to relax and whatever. When she goes back to her hometown in Switzerland, her past catches up with her, but not in a negative way. The townees decide that she should open a similar establishment for them. Meanwhile, she falls in love with a Swiss gentleman but her new enterprise in the town hits the rocks when she has a falling out with the authorities. What to do now? Should she stay or leave for South America again? This was the first feature-length film for prolific Swiss actor Bruno Ganz.