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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Did You Know?
Most of the score heard in the film was performed by Train to Sligo, an Irish-Traditional band that played in the Los Angeles area in the mid-1980s. The band included singer-songwriter Thom Moore, vocalist/bodhran player Janie Cribbs, guitarist Gerry O'Beirne, penny whistle player Paulette Gershen, fiddler Jerry Macmillan and hammered dulcimer player Judy Gameral. See more
Though set in 1965, a 1967 Pontiac is visible on the street outside the schoolyard. See more
[Dunn leaves the school dance, and comes into Danni's bar, she's not there so he goes into her house, and Danni sees him
What the hell are you doing here?
The door was open, I was looking for you. I guess I shouldn't have just come in, huh?
Damn straight you shouldn't have just come in.
I'm sorry I just wanted to talk.
Get out of here, ok!
Sorry, I just wanted to dance with you.
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I've Been Loving You Too Long
Written by Otis Redding
and Jerry Butler
Performed by Otis Redding See more