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A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

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Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals.

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Leonardo DaVinci Rizzo
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Jessica Bloom
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Nick Baxter
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Alice
John Friedrich ...
Alex Haddox
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Greenblatt
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Harry Norris
Harry Caesar ...
Jimmy
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Mrs. Baxter
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Crazy Kid: Draft Inductee (as Dan Stern)
Jason Laskay ...
Dorm Proctor
Jamie Squire ...
Karate Student
Mary Margaret Amato ...
Girl in Shower
David Hollander ...
Editor of 'Crimson'
Frank Rich ...
Assistant Editor of 'Crimson'
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Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals. Written by Anonymous

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A Small Circle Of Friends...learning to live in the turbulent sixties! [AustraliaTheatrical] See more »

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9 October 1980 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Amigo é para Essas Coisas  »

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Trivia

The "Harvard" students for the riot scene, filmed at Bridgewater State College, were recruited from the varsity sports teams of Bridgewater State College, and via announcements on Boston radio stations. See more »

Goofs

The characters entered Harvard in 1967 and presumably were to graduate in 1971, and it shows them as apparently the first class involved with the draft lottery, which affected only seniors. However, the first class involved with the lottery was actually that of 1970, and the movie accurately shows the first ball being pulled from the drum with a date of September 14 in the drawing held for the 1970 class. See more »

Quotes

Leonardo DaVinci Rizzo: It's time to stop being angry, my friend.
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Features The Big Sleep (1946) See more »

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Theme for the Masses
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True classic bringing our college life in the 60's to the screen, nostalgic and accurate, and deeply appreciated.
19 June 2003 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

True classic bringing our college life in the 60's to the screen, nostalgic and accurate, and deeply appreciated. I know of no other film which makes it possible for the x-generation to get a glimpse of how we baby boomers emerged.


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