Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and ... See full summary »
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Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems. Written by
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This flick, based on Marjorie Kelloggs' obscure novel, is a dated yet poignant character study of three misfits who rent a house and live together: a young woman whose face has been disfigured by a psychotic date, a crippled homosexual, and a boy-next-door looking epileptic. Coming at the end of the 60s, this flick is full of various stylistic flourishes that were considered avant-garde then but look anacronistic and pretentious(as well as strange)now. Otto Preminger had a solid reputation, but this film shows that his skills were on decline. The film jumps back and forth from the present lives of the three, first in the hospital where they all are being treated and then in their run-down communal house, to bizarre flashbacks to their pasts(the flashback of the paraplegic when he remembers his upbringing by a gay fashion photographer is near camp). The epileptic's memories of being placed in an institution by his parents are truly weird: he is the age he is in the movie, and everyone else is in BLACK AND WHITE! A good ten years before MTV, these technical shenanigans just looked weird(and still do now). These weird flashbacks and other freaky devices distract from what should be a simple story about three people with limited emotional resources relying on each other and trying to survive with dignity in an uncaring world. Which is not to say that that doesn't come through in part, but it would have been more effective without the arty flashbacks. Liza Minnelli's stint as a dramatic actress was probably squashed by this film--after JUNIE MOON, what else is there? Supposedly, this one isn't available on video. This one might have a shot at being some kind of cult film, at least among Liza Fans, or connoisseurs of sixties cinema, or something.
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