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That Certain Summer (1972)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  1 November 1972 (USA)
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A teenager must deal with his divorced father's homosexuality.

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Doug Salter
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Gary McClain
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Phil Bonner
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Laureen Hyatt
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Nick Salter
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Janet Salter
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Carolyn Bueno ...
Mrs. Michele
Myron Natwick ...
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A teenager must deal with his divorced father's homosexuality.

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Gary McClain: If I were a woman, everything would be acceptable, wouldn't it?
Janet Salter: If you were a woman, I'd know how to compete with you.
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From "That Certain Summer" to the summer of "Brokeback Mountain"
5 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am reminded of this serious 1972 TV movie as a result of the newly released film, Brokeback Mountain. I was only 18 at the time, but the Holbrook/Sheen/Lange movie stayed with me for all these years. I think I still have a crush on Martin Sheen in his turtleneck sweater. All three leads in the movie did an excellent job. The movie seemed so serious and rather dark at the time. I just wish we could have talked more about the subject matter back then. It was one of those TV movies that just "disappeared" from site or discussion group comments. (Thank goodness for VHS and DVDs!) I am not aware of any reruns of this movie...ever. I'm sure someone will use it in a documentary some day.


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