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Sarah Boyd ... Lonnie
Rainbow Harvest ... Karen

Neill Barry ... Johnny

Alyssa Milano ... Diane

Danny Aiello ... Mr. Bruckner
Susan Kingsley ... Mrs. Bruckner

Roxanne Hart ... Carla
Fran Brill ... Mrs. Sloan

Gerry Bamman ... Mr. Sloan
Anne Pitoniak ... Katherine
Charlie Willenger ... Danny
Michael Monetti ... Mikey
Manny Jacobs ... Jimmy
Gina Battist ... Marlene (as Gina Batiste)
Paul Butler ... Security guard

Judith Drake ... Store employee
Primy Rivera ... Spanish boy
Nance Kass ... Shopper in store
Al Israel ... Bodega owner
Tristine Skyler ... Sarah

Josh Hamilton ... Timothy
Robert Weiler ... Boy with ice cubes
Raymond 'Dutch' Wolff ... Bandleader

Russell Steinberg ... Street kid
Paul DeAngelis ... Street kid (as Paul De Angelis)

Jennifer Blanc ... Street kid
Steve Aaran ... Street kid (as Steve Aaron)
James Cubby ... Window dresser
Joseph Porrello ... Hairdresser
Claire Abbey ... Coatcheck lady

Directed by
Marisa Silver 
Writing credits
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Produced by
Mark Balsam .... associate producer
James Glenn Dudelson .... associate producer (as James Dudelson)
Lisa Hsia .... associate producer
Dina Silver .... producer
Original Music by
Julian Marshall 
Cinematography by
Michael Ballhaus 
Film Editing by
Mark Burns 
Casting by
Donna Isaacson 
Production Design by
Jeffrey Townsend 
Art Direction by
Leslie A. Pope  (as Leslie Pope)
Set Decoration by
Leslie A. Pope (uncredited)
Costume Design by
Teri Kane 
Makeup Department
Timothy D'Arcy .... hair stylist
Timothy D'Arcy .... makeup artist
Production Management
Rick Dallago .... unit manager
Michael Nozik .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aaron Barsky .... first assistant director
Lisa Hsia .... second assistant director
Art Department
Ann Edgeworth .... property master
Julie Edgeworth .... set dresser
Stephen J. Lineweaver .... construction coordinator (as Stephen Lineweaver)
Sound Department
Calvin Aberle .... assistant sound editor
Paul Coombe .... sound mixer
Mark Goodermote .... boom operator
Ed Novick .... sound recordist
Alex Pfau .... sound editor
Harry Madsen .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Florian Ballhaus .... second assistant camera
Jan Sebastian Ballhaus .... third assistant camera (as Sebastian Ballhaus)
Arthur Blum .... key grip
Morris Flam .... gaffer
Laura Levine .... still photographer
Charlie Marroquin .... second grip
Michael Papadapolous .... best boy (as Michael Papadopoulos)
Douglas Rowen .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Isabelle Kramer .... extras casting (as Isabel Cramer)
Miki Raver .... extras casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cynthia Flynt .... assistant costume designer (as Cindy M. Flynt)
Heidi Shulman .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Sandra Kaufman .... assistant editor
Noëlle Penraat .... negative cutter (as Noelle Penraat)
Transportation Department
Tom Beatty .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Gina Alfano .... production assistant
Eve Bakelman .... production assistant (as Eva Bakelman)
Jeff Ballard .... caterer
Andrea Borden .... production assistant
Rick Dallago .... location manager
Debra Destaffen .... production assistant
Rie Fujita .... production assistant
Wendi Haas .... production coordinator
Doree Jones .... craft service
Larry Justice .... production assistant
Nurit Koppel .... production assistant
Barbara Lucey .... production auditor
David Massar .... location scout (as David Masser)
Martha Mitchell .... script supervisor
Michael Morgenstern .... production assistant
Philip Murphy .... location scout
Michael Neumann .... production assistant
Stephen Plumlee .... production assistant
Tomaz Remec .... production assistant
John Rosenmiller .... production assistant
Scott Schaffer .... production assistant
Amanda Weil .... production assistant
Carl Wyant .... production assistant

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92 min | Netherlands:91 min
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Alyssa Milano's film debut.See more »
Karen:Your bananas is rotten, and this whole dinner stinks!See more »


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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Excellent and very underrated film, 21 August 2000
Author: Aw-komon from Los Angeles

This is an excellent 'coming of age' adolescent film. Everytime I've caught it on cable over the years I've never been able to stop watching it. Yesterday on IFC it happened again for maybe the 8th time, I've lost count. It's great that a channel like IFC or BRAVO has recognized the worth of this film because in my video guide they gave it the worst score possible (a turkey), which is an abomination. This is one of the most truthful films about kids and in a wider sense Brooklyn or New York City attitudes in the '80s. The director has to be either very good or extremely lucky to get this much truth on film. 'Old Enough' is almost like an updated, early '80s adolescent version of Engel and Orkin's 'Little Fugitive,' or 'Lovers and Lollipops,' two pioneering cinema verite films of the '50s. It is cut directly from the fabric of life and needless to say, shot entirely on location. In fact, it is almost like walking into the lives of these quintessentially 'New York' people, you can almost smell the neighborhood. The two girls playing the leads are just fabulous; it's as if they're just living their real lives and you're eavesdropping on them; you hardly suspect you're watching a movie. In the end, friendship is shown to be stronger than class conflicts but not until the magical and forever vanished world of the 11 to 13 year old that once existed in every soul has been resurrected for re-evaluation and non-sentimental nostalgia.

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