Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution. Written by
Stanley Sweetheart needs a new head. He's growing one in his magic garden.
Did You Know?
Warhol veteran Joe Dallesandro
was originally cast in the role of Stanley Sweetheart. Dallesandro was fired when he would consistently arrive on the set late and cause trouble with the cast and crew. Ironically, Andy Warhol
himself later referred to the film as "the quintessential, most truthful studio-made film about the '60s counterculture". See more
The shadow of one of the crewmembers is visible as Stanley walks through the psychedelic corridors of Danny's underworld to arrive at the place where the song "Water" is played. See more
What's the film about, Stanley?
Well, it's about a boy... and a girl... and how they use their aesthetic distance as a means to keep their egocentric mechanisms separated from their id.
Tht title credit is followed directly by the music credits without even a passing mention to the actors. Only the crew members are credited in the opening credits. See more
Sound of Love
Music and Lyrics by The Brothers Gibb See more