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You're a Big Boy Now
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Writers:
David Benedictus (novel)
Francis Ford Coppola (written for the screen by)
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Release Date:
31 July 1967 (Denmark) See more »
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Tagline:
Wow - It's the Wildest! See more »
Plot:
Post-teen virgin moves to New York City, falls for a cold-hearted beauty, then finds true love with a loyal lass. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 7 nominations See more »
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(9 articles)
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One of my Top Ten... See more (23 total) »

Cast

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Elizabeth Hartman ... Barbara Darling

Geraldine Page ... Margery Chanticleer
Peter Kastner ... Bernard Chanticleer

Rip Torn ... I.H. Chanticleer

Michael Dunn ... Richard Mudd

Tony Bill ... Raef del Grado

Julie Harris ... Miss Nora Thing

Karen Black ... Amy Partlett
Dolph Sweet ... Patrolman Francis Graf
Michael O'Sullivan ... Kurt Dougherty
Ronald Colby ... Barbara's Stage Play Crew (as Ron Colby)
Rufus Harley ... Barbara's Stage Play Crew
Frank Simpson ... Barbara's Stage Play Crew
Nina Varela ... Barbara's Stage Play Crew
Len De Carl ... Barbara's Stage Play Crew
Emily ... Dog
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Vincent Price ... Nicholas Medina (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bill Walters ... Commerce Street BG (uncredited)

Directed by
Francis Ford Coppola 
 
Writing credits
David Benedictus (novel)

Francis Ford Coppola (written for the screen by)

Produced by
Phil Feldman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Robert Prince 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Laszlo (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Aram Avakian 
 
Casting by
Bernie Styles  (as Bernard B. Styles)
 
Art Direction by
Vassilis Photopoulos  (as Vassele Fotopoulos)
 
Set Decoration by
Marvin March 
 
Costume Design by
Theoni V. Aldredge 
 
Makeup Department
Phil Naso .... hair stylist (as Philip Naso)
Robert Phillipe .... makeup artist (as Bob Philippe)
 
Production Management
David Golden .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Sturhahn .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Stanley Cappiello .... scenic artist (as Stan Capiello)
 
Sound Department
Jean Bagley .... sound editor
Jack C. Jacobsen .... sound mixer (as Jack Jacobsen)
Sanford Rackow .... sound editor
Dick Vorisek .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Josh Weiner .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Marc Laub .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jack Lewis .... musical supervisor
The Lovin' Spoonful .... music performers
Arthur Schroeck .... conductor
Arthur Schroeck .... musical arranger
John Sebastian .... composer: songs (as John B. Sebastian)
 
Other crew
B.J. Bjorkman .... script supervisor
Robert Tucker .... choreographer: Miss Hartman
 
Thanks
John V. Lindsay .... grateful appreciation: for the cooperation of
 

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96 min
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Color (Pathécolor)
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Trivia:
The nightclub has scenes from Dementia 13 (1963) (also directed by Francis Coppola) projected onto the wall.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Albino therapist's skin coloring was as tanned as that of non-albino patient Barbara Darling; real albinos lack pigmentation, resulting in flesh that looks nearly white.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Raef Del Grado:You absolutely must not use the book elevator, Bernard.
Bernard Chanticleer:Who is she?
Raef Del Grado:It's illegal, it's dangerous and it'll only get you to trouble.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in A Decade Under the Influence (2003)See more »
Soundtrack:
Miss Thing's ThangSee more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
One of my Top Ten..., 18 February 2009
Author: morpheusatloppers from Thailand

I first saw this movie in a British seaside flea-pit - on the strength of just the title - when I was 13. It enchanted me so much, I traveled back there every night for the rest of the week, just to see it again and again.

Despite being very much a "New York Movie", it's themes are universal and as a young lad of 13, I REALLY identified with the 19-year-old hero (Americans are less mature than we Europeans).

At that time, I only knew F.F.C. as the director of "Finian's Rainbow" (a VERY different project) and of course, he had yet to do "American Graffiti" (ANOTHER of my Top Ten).

I have this masterpiece on VHS and the soundtrack album (in mono) on vinyl and they STILL stand up today. I think people who dislike this movie are expecting another broad relationship comedy - but the comedy is very SUBTLE, obviously being lost on those who see it as just another "Young Man's Awakening" movie.

But that aside, this is a charming, VERY Sixties look at teen-angst from the viewpoint of a central character who has JUST LEFT the bonds of home (so many feature ones who are still STUCK there). And as one who would shortly leave an English small town for life in London, at the HEIGHT of the "swinging" era ('67-'72) this movie was LITERALLY a life-changing experience for me.

And few of my Top Ten movies can claim THAT.

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