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Lemon Sky (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama | 10 February 1988 (USA)
An out of high school teen from the midwest moves to San Diego, California in the 1950s to live with his estranged father and new family. Escaping his past may not be as easy as he had hoped...or is it all a dream?

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An out of high school teen from the midwest moves to San Diego, California in the 1950s to live with his estranged father and new family. Escaping his past may not be as easy as he had hoped...or is it all a dream?

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, drug and sexual content
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Charlie Lynes (who was a major force in adapting this to the big screen) was quoted "I have no desire to watch the finished article". See more »

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Edited into American Playhouse: Lemon Sky (1988) See more »

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A standout - well done - special movie!
7 December 2001 | by (Daytona Beach) – See all my reviews

I kept wondering what was going on with this movie??? You are looking at the screen and the movie and then the people and the movie are talking to you??? Flash forward, flash back.... it's a screen play, then it's a regular movie, then when you are really into it everything stops and the actors talk to you. Deals with 2 bad things and one good thing... The bad... Family and hate... the good SEX, Young SEX! Yea! I really liked it.


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