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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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
Now that Maurey and I have done it, will she like me?
Maurey will always have a warm spot in her heart whenever she thinks about you.
But she says we're just friends.
Well, you're lucky. That way you can have the fun of love without the heartbreak.
But what if I like her and get my heart broke anyway?
Then you're a sucker.
References Town Without Pity
You're Still On My Mind
Written and Performed by Jeff Daniels See more