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The Impossible Years (1968)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 December 1968 (USA)
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Jonathan Kingsley
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Bartholmew Smuts
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Freddie Fleischer
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Trudi Ames ...
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Sign of the Times
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While the film is greatly dated in viewing it today, as for someone that lived during the 60's, it was quite ground breaking in dealing with current trends in our society. Since themes such as this were something relatively new, they sort of skimmed around the issues, and weren't as hard hitting as they are today.

Alond with this film, David Niven starred in another film of this genre also in 1968, "Prudence and the Pill". Even by 1968 standards this film was very silly and disappointing.

It is ironic how Hollywood, tried to deal with society's changes by making them seem humorous and inconsequential.


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