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Last Summer (1969)

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During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly ... See full summary »



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During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results. Written by Anonymous

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It was a summer of shared friendship... and lost innocence. See more »




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A utolsó nyár  »

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Ralph Waite played father to _Richard Thomas (I)_ in this movie, then went on to play his father again in _"The Waltons" (1971)_. See more »


While teaching the bird to fly, it clearly has a black band on its beak to keep its mouth closed, which appears and disappears throughout the scene. See more »


Peter: That's what pot does. Makes things look different.
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There are no opening credits beyond the noting of the film's producer (Emanuel L/Wolf) and distributor (Allied Artists). The film's title, cast, and production credits only appear at the end. See more »


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Youth, innocence and cruelty
1 August 2002 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This coming of age drama is about four friends living on an island who meet on the beach. As they discover sex and each other they are at times brave, kind and considerate. However at other times a darker side to their nature appears and they are cowardly, selfish and cruel. The characters' parents never appear in the movie and all verbal references to them are negative. We are left with the impression that these young adults are left to their own devices and they are growing up without morals. The film is shot in soft focus and the days are the perfect Summer idyll. The symbolism is a little unsubtle at times, but the performances are good. Catherine Burns received an oscar nomination.

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