Watched this somewhere between 2000-2004 on SBS network in Australia, not sure how old the film was though, maybe 90s?
Non English language film, possibly European?
The story involved a businessman in a wealthy suburb, faking his family’s overseas holiday to impress his neighbours and forcing everyone to hide in the basement for several weeks, in which time a host of comedic disasters occurs. In particular I remember the family stealing fruit from their neighbour’s exotic fruit and vegetable garden and the father discovering too late that the fruit he has eaten is a hallucinogen. The teenage daughter also falls in love with a young would-be burglar.
Ive searched all over for the film and just can’t find it, any help would be appreciated! I was a teenager when I watched it so my memories could be a bt off track…