The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

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Emily Reubens
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Joe the Janitor
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The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

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The movie's "Windy City" title is a nickname of the capital city of Chicago in the American state of Illinois where the film's characters live. See more »

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Boyhood Friendships Mature
13 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remembered loving this film in 1984 so when I saw it used the other day I had to buy it. For some reason I put off watching it but finally tonight it fit the bill. I wasn't that interested in the beginning of it but once Sol comes on the screen he has such a presence that I was hooked! In 1984 it was John Shea who appealed to me but this time he was almost annoying and the sincerity of Sol shone through. The love story with Emily ( Kate Capshaw) was good and I did cry. The way the friends pulled together and supported one another was moving. Most movies don't move me but this one even after all these years still does and that is high praise!!!


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