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Georgy Girl (1966)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 17 October 1966 (USA)
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.

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Storyline

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate. Written by Rick Ferncase <ferncase@chapman.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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17 October 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Georgy la retozona  »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

James Mason's character tries to romance Georgy, played by Lynn Redgrave. Lynn's mother, Rachel Kempson, plays Mason's bedridden wife. See more »

Goofs

The last shot of the movie is extended by reversing the film back and forward. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Georgy: [to children's dance class] One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Everybody go round! Very good! Faster! One and two. One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Very good. All right, everybody round me, come on! Quick, quick! One more quickie to finish. You're things in space! Right. Spin into space! Blblbl. And one two three, one the floor, quick!
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Connections

Referenced in Beastie Boys: Video Anthology (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Georgy Girl
Music by Tom Springfield
Lyrics by Jim Dale
Performed by The Seekers
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An anthem for heavy girls the world over
6 March 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I was a teen when this first came out and as a little piglette, this movie struck a special chord with me. I saw it twice in the theatres, then did not see it again until about 3 months ago, and then again last night. It holds up wonderfully, both as an anthem and as a bizarre comedy-drama. Lynn Redgrave is magnificent in the title role, and Charlotte Rampling is nothing short of brilliant as her roommate Meredith. Alan Bates is equally brilliant in an eccentric supporting role. This is a marvelous time capsule, but the central elements still hold true today. See it.


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