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Greetings (1968)

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An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Warden ...
Paul Shaw
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Lloyd Clay
Richard Hamilton ...
Pop Artist
Megan McCormick ...
Marina
Tina Hirsch ...
Tina (as Bettina Kugel)
Jack Cowley ...
Fashion Photographer
Jane Lee Salmons ...
Model
Ashley Oliver ...
Bronx Secretary
Melvin Morgulis ...
'Rat' Vendor
Cynthia Peltz ...
Divorcee
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Earl Roberts
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Linda (Shoplifter) (as Ruth Alda)
Ted Lescault ...
Bookstore Manager
Mona Feit ...
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An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur film-making. Written by Philip Brubaker <phil@intrex.net>

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28 January 1970 (Denmark)  »

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Ciao America  »

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$39,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Although this is actually 'Brian de Palma''s second film, it was released before his first, The Wedding Party (1969). See more »

Quotes

Jon Rubin: You've heard of 'Pop Art' right? Well this is 'Peep Art'.
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Featured in Indie Sex: Censored (2007) See more »

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So Loose and So Slow
Written by Eric Kaz
Performed by The Children of Paradise
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comedy for a defined sense of humour
24 October 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Damn amusing comedy largely centered around conversational humour. Champion script writing with some of the most amusing scenes you'll ever see. It is unfortunate that this film is so under-rated (and more often not rated at all) as it is a unique look at a group of characters, so perfectly defined by the great cast in their early years, who come up with some delightfully idiotic ideas and live out these ideas with such confidence it is really quite disturbing. John Rubin is of course the best character, and seeing Robert De Niro perform his "Cancerous elements" scene is easily one of the greatest scenes ever captured on celluloid. Most worthy of a sequel, which by chance is almost as good as its predecessor. Highly recommended.


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