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
The Brothers preached against vice, lust and disrespect. But that never stopped these guys.
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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
[Dunn and Timothy are in the schoolyard... Tim is bouncing a baseball off the steps
There's the pitch.
You know, I never figured out how a guy like you became a brother.
What's that supposed to mean? There's different types of guys, what's wrong with me?
I just can't figure it out, is all.
Well, most people can't figure it out. My brother was the one who was supposed to have the vocation. Me, they had me written off as the bum. But here I am, wearing a robe, bouncing a ball off the steps of the...
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