George La Main, just turned 17, suffers growing pains and is anxious to prove his manhood. That night, George's adored father Andy is savagely beaten by sportswriter Al Judge. Traumatized and unable to learn why it happened, George goes gunning for Judge. His mission becomes an odyssey through the town's seamy side, and his coming of age is more of a trial by fire than he bargained for. Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
According to interviews that director Joseph Losey
gave, in the mid-seventies, to Michel Ciment
, he revealed that FBI wanted to spy on him in Europe where he had to go to work after being black-listed in Hollywood. So they paid John Drew Barrymore (who was a good friend with him after this movie) to furnish informations about Losey's possible anti-American activities in London. See more
George blows out all but one of his birthday candles. When the view changes from over George's shoulder to a position over his father's shoulder, all the candles are out, but when it changes back, the one candle is again lit. See more
I mean, each of us has got secret things deep inside, and if we don't have someone we can share them with, we usually go all haywire. That's what I mean by lonely.
"Am I Too Young"
Music by Lyn Murray
Lyrics by Sid Kuller
Sung by Mauri Lynn See more