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Last Summer (1969)

 -  Drama  -  10 June 1969 (USA)
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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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Last summer was too beautiful to forget. And too painful to remember. See more »

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Based on a novel, the character of Dan was originally called David in the book but was changed for the movie, probably because director Frank Perry - then best known for his film David and Lisa (1962), also about troubled teens - wanted to avoid suggestion he was making a sequel/prequel about same character. See more »

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After the guys meet Sandy, when they take the thing out of the bird's beak, Sandy's hair changes its position considerably between takes. See more »

Quotes

Dan: That's what pot does. Makes thing 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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Firehouse Blues
Written by John Simon
Performed by Bad Kharma & The Bicycle Brothers
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Unbelievable Coming of Age Flick!
23 October 2004 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

One of the best movies in this genre I have ever seen; right up there with "Summer of 42", "Malena", etc. Truly funny but poignant at the right time; great performances by the leads and the unheard of Catherine Burns. Wow! Only problem is it's not on DVD and maybe not even VHS. One of my favorite movies is "Strangers When We Meet" (Kim Novak, Kirk Douglas, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau); the book was written by Evan Hunter and, what do you know, it was only 30 yr. after 'Last Summer' came out that I find out "Last Summer' is based on a novel by Evan Hunter. Guess a leopard can't change his spots. You will not regret viewing this movie when on the tube or if available in some media format.


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