Although largely composed of snippets from dozens of other caper comedies, LENA'S HOLIDAY freshens up familiar plotting with a sunny leading lady and a few picturesque detours from the principal plot.
Pity poor Lena (Felicity Waterman), an East Berliner on the first day of her long-awaited dream vacation in America. Ripped off by a cab driver (Bill Dana), Lena discovers that her palatial hotel is actually a way station for prostitutes in a seedy part of Los Angeles. Then she makes the mistake
of picking up a stranger's travel bag, not realizing that it contains twice-stolen diamonds hidden inside condoms. While criminal mastermind Jan (Michael Sarrazin) appropr...