Marcus (Michael Brandon), a nice, rich, Jewish boy from New York, meets and falls in love with Jennifer (Tippy Walker), a girl from Oyster Bay, while they are both in Venice. He follows her to her home on Long Island and ultimately to the top of a high-rise on the New Jersey Palisades, where begins a romantic reminiscence in extended flashbacks, that ultimately leads to tragedy. Noel Black ("Pretty Poison") directed the film, and Erich Segal ("Love Story") wrote it. Robert De Niro has a small role as a gypsy cab driver. Written by
Two people... with too much of everything that money could buy... trying to love
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18 September 1972 (Sweden)
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The original cut delivered to United Artists was longer, featuring Kim Hunter
in the role of Jennifer's mother. This cut was ruled too arty--disastrous in the eyes of studio barons--so the film was re-cut to 90 minutes. Hunter's role was eliminated. See more
[a taxi driver's confession to a customer
Hey, man, I'm pretty stoned. Do you wanna screw my sister or somethin'?
The opening credits are shown over seemingly unrelated photos of immigrants arriving in America, circa 1890's. See more
Where the Good Songs Go
Music by Stephen Lawrence
(as Stephen J. Lawrence)
Lyrics by Tom Paxton See more