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
There's nothing like knowing what you've been missing.
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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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Did You Know?
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
[joining Sam at lunch, all smiles
I like a boy who goes through the line with me and carries my tray. It's all right this time, but your manners will have to improve since we're going steady.
Who said we're going steady?
Everyone. They know what you did to me at the picture show.
Well, there's more to a commitment than biting someone's tongue.
Well, that behavior may pass back east, but here in Wyoming we're moral. That reminds me, you have to give me your jacket.
Well, it'll be a letter ...
References Town Without Pity
I've Heard About Him
Performed by Sandie Shaw
Written by Chris Andrews See more