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Georgy Girl (1966)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 17 October 1966 (USA)
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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.

Director:

Silvio Narizzano

Writers:

Margaret Forster (novel), Margaret Forster (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
James Mason ... James Leamington
Alan Bates ... Jos Jones
Lynn Redgrave ... Georgy
Charlotte Rampling ... Meredith
Bill Owen ... Ted
Clare Kelly Clare Kelly ... Doris
Rachel Kempson ... Ellen Leamington
Denise Coffey Denise Coffey ... Peg
Dorothy Alison ... Health Visitor
Peggy Thorpe-Bates Peggy Thorpe-Bates ... Hospital Sister
Dandy Nichols ... Hospital Nurse
Terence Soall Terence Soall ... Salesman
Jolyon Booth Jolyon Booth ... Registry Office Clerk (as Jolyan Booth)
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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate. Written by Rick Ferncase <ferncase@chapman.edu>

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Georgy Girl is BIG! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Trivia

This movie was released one year after its source novel of the same name by Margaret Forster was published. See more »

Goofs

In the "Mistress Contract" scene, James tries to kiss Georgy and knocks her glasses down on her face - far enough so that her mouth is seen through the lenses. From the reverse angle, they are properly on her face, and he has to pull them off to kiss her. See more »

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[first lines]
Georgy: [to children's dance class] One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Everybody go round! Very good! Faster! One and two. One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Very good. All right, everybody round me, come on! Quick, quick! One more quickie to finish. You're things in space! Right. Spin into space! Blblbl. And one two three, one the floor, quick!
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Connections

Referenced in Get a Life: Chris Moves Out (1991) See more »

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Cool and Bright One
(uncredited)
Music by Max Harris
Josef Weinberger Ltd
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its time for jumping down from the shelf, a little bit
24 December 2004 | by mosoulSee all my reviews

Good performances from Redgrave, Mason, Rampling and Bates. A modest film that found international approval. In 1966, while it may have seemed shocking to hear UK girl Charlotte Rampling tell Alan Bates that she had "destroyed" two of his already, it's worth remembering that an American girl couldn't have a legal abortion unless there were extenuating circumstances. Roe v. Wade was still several years away. The wholesome longings of Goergie are sharply contrasted with her roommate, the ice cold Meredith. The lead was originally offered to Vanessa Redgrave and when she backed out her younger sister Lynne was cast. She was overwhelmingly brave playing Georgie as a girl you liked enough that when she does something embarrassing you can't help but flinch. It happens a lot. As she falls and fails she finds a life of her own. And that is oddly inspirational.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

17 October 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Georgy la retozona See more »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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