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Greetings (1968)

An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the ... See full summary »

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Brian De Palma
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Warden Jonathan Warden ... Paul Shaw
Robert De Niro ... Jon Rubin
Gerrit Graham ... Lloyd Clay
Richard Hamilton Richard Hamilton ... Pop Artist
Megan McCormick Megan McCormick ... Marina
Tina Hirsch Tina Hirsch ... Tina (as Bettina Kugel)
Jack Cowley Jack Cowley ... Fashion Photographer
Jane Lee Salmons Jane Lee Salmons ... Model
Ashley Oliver Ashley Oliver ... Bronx Secretary
Melvin Morgulis Melvin Morgulis ... 'Rat' Vendor
Cynthia Peltz Cynthia Peltz ... Divorcee
Peter Maloney ... Earl Roberts
Rutanya Alda ... Linda (Shoplifter) (as Ruth Alda)
Ted Lescault Ted Lescault ... Bookstore Manager
Mona Feit Mona Feit ... Mystic
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Storyline

An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the Kennedy assassination, Vietnam, and amateur filmmaking. Written by Philip Brubaker <phil@intrex.net>

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Don't Miss This Year's Miracle on 34th Street!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1970 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Ciao America See more »

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Budget:

$39,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

West End Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although this is actually Brian De Palma's second film, it was released before his first, The Wedding Party (1969). See more »

Quotes

Jon Rubin: Like the fisherman who keeps a list of areas where fishing is especially good, the peeper has in mind a number of particularly livley places to which he returns....hmmm
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Alternate Versions

Original theatrical version was rated X. Some sexual material was cut to be re-rated R. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

So Loose and So Slow
Written by Eric Kaz
Performed by The Children of Paradise
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Interesting comedy, but does drag on
30 September 1999 | by Spidey-21See all my reviews

Definitely an interesting commentary on the state of youth and society in the mid sixties. At times down right hilarious, this comedy does can be boring. Not for everyone. Interesting installment from Brian Depalma, the director of Carrie, his unique style indeed makes for an interesting film. Deniro's portrayal of a developing voyeur is one of the few comedic roles that I have seen him do so well. A movie worth watching for anyone interested in film making, as many techniques are quite interested.


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