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Director:
Writers:
Boaz Davidson (screenplay)
Ken Globus (English dialogue)
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Release Date:
1979 (Israel) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Yftach Katzur ... Benzi / Benji / Benny (as Yiftach Katzour)
Yvonne Michaels ... Tammy

Zachi Noy ... Yudale / Huey / Johnny
Rachel Steiner ... Bracha / Martha

Jonathan Sagall ... Momo / Bobby (as Jonathan Segal)

Dafna Armoni ... Shelly (as Daphna Armoni)

Dvora Kedar ... Sonja, Benzi's Mother (as Dvora Kadar)
Menashe Warshavsky ... Ramek, Benzi's Father
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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Orna Dagan ... Girl in dance hall (uncredited)
Yossi Shatan ... Roni (uncredited)
Olga Spondorf ... Aunt Vera / Fanny (uncredited)
Avigdor Tzabari ... Grocer (uncredited)

Directed by
Boaz Davidson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Boaz Davidson  screenplay
Ken Globus  English dialogue
Eli Tavor  screenplay

Produced by
Yoram Globus .... producer
Menahem Golan .... producer
Sam Waynberg .... executive producer (as Sam Wynberg)
 
Cinematography by
Adam Greenberg 
 
Film Editing by
Alain Jakubowicz 
Ariel Roshko 
 
Art Direction by
Eitan Levi  (as Eytan Levy)
 
Production Management
Micha Shafstein .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ronni Ackerman .... first assistant director (as Roni Ackerman)
Moshe Slama .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Aria Elah .... property master
Alfred Gershoni .... set designer (as Alfred Gershuni)
Lemora Soloman .... assistant properties
 
Sound Department
Cyril Collick .... sound mixer
Chaim Gilad .... boom operator (as Chaim Gilard)
Avraham Leibman .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Moshe Alon .... electrician
Avi Avrahami .... electrician (as Avi Avrami)
Chaim Fletcher .... electrician
Avraham Leibman .... gaffer (as Avram Leibman)
Joseph Zicherman .... first assistant camera (as Jose Zickerman)
Yoni Hamenachem .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Naomi Golan .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Dick Bernstein .... assistant editor
Karen Hoenig .... post-production coordinator
Efraim Reuveni .... assistant editor (as Effie Reuveni)
Rahel Yagil .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Micha Shafstein .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Juki Arkin .... choreographer (as Jukie Arkin)
Iko Ben Dayan .... assistant best boy
Shmuel Levy .... head best boy
Jeanette Nae .... script girl
Ken Globus .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Bonnye Rosen .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Yotzim Kavua" - Israel (original title)
"Greasy Kid Stuff" - Australia (video title), USA
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Runtime:
100 min | Netherlands:88 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Canada:14A | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | France:Tous publics | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) (2007) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1988) | USA:R | West Germany:16
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Goofs:
Anachronisms: All the boys in the film had authentic 1950's hair styles. All the girls, however, had hair and makeup circa 1979.See more »
Movie Connections:
References A Clockwork Orange (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
Be Bop a LulaSee more »

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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
the twist begins - it's thunder and lightning!, 22 May 2008
Author: Jannis Petersen from Denmark

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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