Sixteen-year-old Michael Dunn arrives at St. Basil's Catholic Boys School in Brooklyn circa 1965. There, he befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they come of age. Written by
Brooklyn, 1965. For the boys of St. Basil's it's easier to be a sinner than a saint.
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The working title of the movie: "Catholic Boys". See more
Though set in 1965, virtually every school bus in the film was manufactured in the late-1970s and early-1980s. Most of them were built on truck cowls that didn't exist at the time, and contained features such as amber flashing lights next to the red ones above the windshield, which didn't exist in New York State until 1973. See more
In 1966, Everyone graduated from St. Basil's, except me.
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Largo al Factotum
from "The Barber of Seville"
Written by Gioachino Rossini See more