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Going Steady (1979)

Yotzim Kavua (original title)
R | | Comedy, Romance | 1979 (Israel)
Teenage romande, parties and sex in 1950s Tel Aviv. Music is at the core of the lives of these teenagers. This iscomedy about three friends.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Yftach Katzur ...
Benzi / Benji / Benny (as Yiftach Katzour)
Yvonne Michaels ...
Tammy
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Yudale / Huey / Johnny
Rachel Steiner ...
Bracha / Martha
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Momo / Bobby (as Jonathan Segal)
Dafna Armoni ...
Shelly (as Daphna Armoni)
Dvora Kedar ...
Sonja, Benzi's Mother (as Dvora Kadar)
Menashe Warshavsky ...
Judith Koren ...
Tammy's Mother
Yasha Katz ...
Tammy's Father
Nurit Ma'ane ...
Tnuva / Bazoom (as Nurit Maane)
Yoel Liba ...
Motorcycle Rider 1 (as Joel Liba)
Dory Lubliner ...
Motorcycle Rider 2 (as Dori Lubliner)
Orit Kroizer ...
Horny Twin A
Dorit Kroizer ...
Horny Twin B
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Teenage romande, parties and sex in 1950s Tel Aviv. Music is at the core of the lives of these teenagers. This iscomedy about three friends.

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Comedy | Romance

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Going Steady  »

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Goofs

All the boys in the film had authentic 1950's hair styles. All the girls, however, had hair and makeup circa 1979. See more »

Connections

Edited into Muchachada nui: Episode #2.3 (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Tequilla
Written by Chuck Río
Performed by The Champs
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the twist begins - it's thunder and lightning!
22 May 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

again we meet the three boys Benji, Huey and Momo, only this time six years older. It took me only some minutes to figure out, it's nearly the same story, but not totally, as the first one's.

When you have seen the first one (needles to say, it's a must, otherwise you won't understand this one), then you will recognize some scenes. The first three running gags of the lemon Popsicle saga are born - you can't miss them! Very surprising was that I recognized some scenes that I've seen in newer movies, never knowing, they were originally from the lemon Popsicle. Thus, making this movie a classic worth watching! It is a very good prequel, and at least as good as the first one, if not better. Needless to say, this doesn't happen often.

As for the characters: they are six years older and this is making a big impression on the viewer of how they act in their roles. Not more can all their actions be described as mere childish missing experience. This time the characters' acting is making such an great impression that you will start to like/dislike some characters more and other less.

The huge confrontation built by the core difference between two of the main characters is beginning to become thunder and lightning... making you wanna know the progress in the following episode.

A classic - watch it!


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