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Lola (1970)

Twinky (original title)
A 38 year old American novelist discovers the difficulties of being married to a British 16 year old schoolgirl.

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Mr. Wardman, Scott's Father
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Lola's Grandfather
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Solicitor
Kay Medford ...
Mrs. Wardman, Scott's Mother
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Judge Roxborough
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Twinky
Peggy Aitchison ...
Nice Mrs. Finchley
Tony Arpino ...
Mean New York Judge
Eric Barker ...
Tight Scottish Clerk
Erik Chitty ...
Lawyer's Elderly Client
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Storyline

A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get married and move to America, the trouble (and fun) really begins. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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It may be love... but it's definitely exhausting! See more »

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8 May 1970 (France)  »

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Child Bride  »

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Filmed in 1969, not released in the US until 1971. See more »

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References Lolita (1962) See more »

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Go Where The Sky Goes
Written by Jim Dale
Performed by Jim Dale
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What Can I Say?
17 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What can I say? This is a weird one. Filled with sitcom jingles and 60s freeze frames, LOLA is a product of its time. It's also got some stinky performances. Chucky Bronson sleeps his way through the role of a writer. Unable reveal a single note emotion, Bronson displays the sensitivity of a gravy bowl. His stone grimace may be good for getting it done and blowing away bad dudes, but it's not going to do anything for relationships. Susan George (who plays Lola) is certainly attractive. But, she's her one-note "I'm going to be a 12-year old" approach to the role grows tiresome. All and all, it's very funny to see this thing. You can't help but wonder what was going in with these B-flicks or why in the world Bronson wanted to take this role.


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