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Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)

Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.

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Bunny Weinberger
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Lucille Pompi
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Nick Geminiani
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Francis Geminiani
Sarah Holcomb ...
Judith Hastings
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Randy Hastings
Timothy Jenkins ...
Herschel Weinberger
David McIlwraith ...
Sam Weinberger
Maura Swanson ...
Mary O'Donnel
Richert Easley ...
Judge
John William Kennedy ...
O'Donnel
Micheal Donaghue ...
Father McBride
Alberto De Rosa ...
Dominique (as Alberto de Rosa)
Michael Holton ...
Court Clerk
A. Frank Ruffo ...
Jerry
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Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.

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The birthday cake is part nuts...the birthday party is completely nuts! See more »

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Connections

Version of Gemini (1982) See more »

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Happy Birthday, Gemini
Written by Rich Look and Cathy Chamberlain
Sung by Cathy Chamberlain
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Overview of the elements of the film that appealed to me
30 October 2003 | by (Buffalo, NY USA) – See all my reviews

This film was funny and touching at times. I thought the actors and actresses captured the essence of the ethnic characters they were portraying and the social condition they were living in very well. It captured the difficulty that many people face when opening up and talking about really personal emotions because there is that fear that the other person will change how they feel about you. It showed that beneath the shallow appearance of everyday life, deeper themes are at work. In a way, this film is in the early stages of a trend that picked up pace dramatically through the 1990s and so one can look back on it as one of the precursor "coming out" films that undoubtedly inspired some people in a positive way.


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