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Director:
Writer:
Paul Mazursky (written by)
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Release Date:
4 February 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
1953 Was a Good Year for Leaving Home
Plot:
An aspiring Jewish actor moves out of his parents' Brooklyn apartment to seek his fortune in the bohemian life of Greenwich Village in 1953... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A film that catches a time and place See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Lenny Baker ... Larry Lapinsky

Shelley Winters ... Faye Lapinsky

Ellen Greene ... Sarah Roth

Lois Smith ... Anita Cunningham

Christopher Walken ... Robert Fulmer (as Chris Walken)
Dori Brenner ... Connie

Antonio Fargas ... Bernstein Chandler
Lou Jacobi ... Herb
Mike Kellin ... Ben Lapinsky
Michael Egan ... Herbert Berghof - Acting Coach
Rashel Novikoff ... Mrs. Tupperman (as Rachel Novikoff)
John C. Becher ... Sid Weinberg - Casting Director

Jeff Goldblum ... Clyde Baxter
Joe Spinell ... Cop at El Station (as Joe Spinnell)

Denise Galik ... Ellen
Rochelle Oliver ... Doctor Marsha
Sol Frieder ... Mr. Elkins
Helen Hanft ... Herb's Wife
John Ford Noonan ... Barney
Carole Monferdini ... Southern Girl
Gui Andrisano ... Marco
Joe Madden ... Old Poet
Rubin Levine ... Street Violinist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rutanya Alda ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Milton Frome ... Drugstore Customer (uncredited)
Annie Gagen ... Acting Student (uncredited)
Ray Gill ... (uncredited)

Paul Mazursky ... Casting Director (uncredited)

Bill Murray ... Nick Kessel (uncredited)

Stuart Pankin ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Vincent Schiavelli ... Rent Party Guest (uncredited)
Filomena Spagnuolo ... Old Lady on Street (uncredited)

Kandice Stroh ... Acting Student (uncredited)
Frank Verroca ... Acting Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Mazursky 
 
Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (written by)

Produced by
Paul Mazursky .... producer
Anthony Ray .... producer (as Tony Ray)
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Arthur J. Ornitz  (as Arthur Ornitz)
 
Film Editing by
Richard Halsey 
 
Casting by
Juliet Taylor 
 
Production Design by
Philip Rosenberg  (as Phil Rosenberg)
 
Set Decoration by
Edward Stewart  (as Ed Stewart)
 
Costume Design by
Albert Wolsky 
 
Makeup Department
William A. Farley .... hair stylist (as Bill Farley)
Robert Jiras .... makeup artist (as Bob Jiras)
 
Production Management
Terence A. Donnelly .... unit production manager (as Terry Donnelly)
Anthony Ray .... production manager (as Tony Ray)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terence A. Donnelly .... assistant director (as Terry Donnelly)
Jonathan Sanger .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Robert Hart .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dennis Maitland .... production sound mixer
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard Sperber .... sound effects editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Cappeta .... key grip
Willie Meyerhoff .... gaffer
Joseph Di Pasquale .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Tom Volpe .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sylvia Fay .... atmosphere casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Peggy Farrell .... wardrobe: women
Max Soloman .... wardrobe: men (as Max Solomon)
 
Editorial Department
Glenn Farr .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Paul Desmond .... musician: solo saxophone
Cliff Kohlweck .... music editor (as Clif Kohlweck)
 
Other crew
Tom Folino .... assistant to producers
Bob Gelber .... automotive advisor
Nancy Hopton .... script supervisor (as Nancy Tonnery)
Shari Leibowitz .... production officer supervisor
Ralph M. Leo .... location auditor (as Ralph Leo)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
111 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Paul Mazursky starred in Fear and Desire (1953) by Stanley Kubrick. The Christopher Walken character, Robert Fulmer, is based on Howard Sackler, the writer of Fear and Desire (1953).See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: Dave Brubeck's Take Five, music for train into Manhattan, wasn't written until 6 years later (1959).See more »
Quotes:
Faye Lapinsky:Who are you?
Bernstein:I'm Bernstein.
Faye Lapinsky:[surprised by his name due to his being black] You're Jewish?
Bernstein:No, darling; I'm gay.
Faye Lapinsky:I don't care how you feel; you're a great dancer.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Blue Nude (1977)See more »
Soundtrack:
Three To Get ReadySee more »

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19 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
A film that catches a time and place, 22 November 2002
Author: treagan-2 from San Francisco

When I think of this film, I think of my older brother's generation, graduating from high school about 1956, and from college about 1960. Mazursky catches the look of a certain kind of young people of that era, their fashions, their expressions, their masks and identities. There's a sense of confusion and discovery, or rejection of the restrictions of middle class culture and their embracing of a murkily-defined bohemian alternative, and the disruption that brings to their lives, culturally, socially, sexually.

The film also reminds me of my years spent living near and wandering around Greenwich Village, 1966-70. Some of the kinds of people Mazursky shows were still there, ten years older, either mystified or amused or annoyed by the hippie hoards invading them. Honky-tonk, high rents, and mass culture bohemianism had arrived.

Mazursky gets this right. I don't know how this picture would play to those not interested or affected by the sociology time capsule, but I think it still would play.

And hats off to Shelly Winters, once again playing an impossible mother.



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