It's 1963. Poor little rich girl Lydia and her 14-year-old love-child Sam are banished from North Carolina while her powerful father runs for governor. They end up in Wyoming where she parties and Sam finds he's one of only two Grosvant High School students who read. Maurey is the other, a pre-pubescent girl wanting to discover what sex is about. She and Sam set out to learn with help from Lydia, who tells them it stops when Maurey has her first period. Trouble is, pregnancy comes first. In this small town, what can Maurey do, and will Sam have any say? Meantime, Hank Elkrunner, a Blackfoot, falls for the feckless Lydia, while her dictatorial dad keeps tabs on them all from afar. Written by
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Rated R for sexual situations, some involving young teens, and for language
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6 December 2001 (Philippines)
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Among the names on the chalkboard in the lunchroom are Mike D. (Tamra Davis's husband) and Billy M. (Billy Madison
(1995)), which she also directed. See more
Maury says that if Sam has to go to military school, in 4 years he will be 18 and can do whatever he wants. But the age of legal majority was 21 in 1963, and wasn't lowered to 18 until 1971. See more
Ga...! That was disgusting!
It was a kiss!
With your wet, gross tongue hanging out? Ugh! Is that how boys back east kiss?
That's how EVERYBODY kisses, Charlotte.
That's not... that's not how the Nazarenes do it. Daddy said boys would try to get me passionate so they can make me pregnant and ruin my life and trick me into going to Hell.
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Performed by The Cookies
Written by Gerry Goffin
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