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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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Cast

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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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Theirs was a forbidden love. (dvd) See more »

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Drama | Romance | Comedy

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8 May 1970 (France)  »

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1.66 : 1
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Producer Clive Sharp died on August 14th 1969, after the film was completed but before its release. 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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The Frank and Mia Story
24 May 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

In watching this film I was reminded of the May/December romance of Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow which was all the news a year or two earlier. I think that's where the author got his inspiration.

Charles Bronson is a writer of pornographic novels who's having an affair with teenage Susan George in swinging London of the sixties. For convention sake and to escape a charge of statutory rape, they marry.

They don't find life easy either in London with her family or in New York with his. Basically that's the film and I agree with other reviewers that the movie had no real point to it.

Who's bright idea was it to have Bronson as a writer of pornography. That added nothing to the film except make him look like a dirty middle aged man.

One of his worst and I can't believe so many talented people got roped into this one.


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