David Green is brought into a prestigious 1950s school to help their football team to beat the school's old rivals. David, however, is from a working class background, so he isn't really "one of them", but he's very successful at making friends. David is a Jew, and has to keep this a secret from his friends for fear of being rejected. Written by
Just Because You're Accepted Doesn't Mean You Belong.
Did You Know?
The campus scenes in the movie were shot at Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts. When the school offered their school for the campus scenes, they were not aware of the plot. Once notified that the movie plot contained Anti-Semitism, Middlesex had their name removed from all scenes and credits. See more
After David's brawl in the alley, his face is bruised. This brown mark later fades and again darkens between shots of him walking through the preparatory school for the first time. See more
Okay, I'll admit it, you know. I'm an anti-Semite. I crack Jew jokes, think they're dirty, greedy. And you know what? David Greene's the only one I've ever known up close.
What's you're point, Connors?
He's a good guy.
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