A naval officer crashes at his troubled cousin's Barcelona apartment in TheEighties. Together they meet women and get into lots of arguments about the UsefulNotes/ColdWar. This 1994 comedy is the best-known film of director Creator/WhitStillman.

* LatinoIsBrown: Averted, as blonde and light-skinned MiraSorvino and Tushka Bergen among others were cast as Spaniards. Of course, in reality, most Spaniards do look very European.
* MildlyMilitary: Fred is in Spain for vague reasons and seemingly has no real responsibilities.