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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When the studio decided to produce this film, it was tough to track down the writer. He was in Tibet and they had to wait for him to return before they started working on the film. See more
Though set in 1965, a 1967 Pontiac is visible on the street outside the schoolyard. See more
If I don't make you my friend it means I gotta kick your ass everytime I see you. Nobody wants that, do they?
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Ain't That Peculiar
Written by Warren Moore
(aka Pete Moore), Smokey Robinson
, Marvin Tarplin
and Ronald White
Performed by Marvin Gaye See more