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
When David is being asked by the class for whether or not he trusts them to determine who cheated between himself and Dillon, the position of his sweater collar changes between shots. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
Referenced in Rewind This!
Written by Curtis Williams, Jesse Belvin
and Gaynel Hodge
, incorrectly credited to Dootsie Williams
(the song's producer_ See more