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Amblin' (1968)

They were both wanderers but to be more specific...Hippies.

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Steven Spielberg
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Pamela McMyler
Richard Levin Richard Levin
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Storyline

Two wanderers, a young man and a young woman, meet in the desert and decide to travel on together. The two travellers walk and hitch-hike their way down the road to their destination, the beach, becoming friends and lovers. Written by Jeff Stanley

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beach | desert | young woman | car | book | See All (25) »

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He and she were thumb-trippin'. They had the makin's... and the tail-end of summer.

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Short | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

18 December 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amblin' See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Steven Spielberg was offered a seven-year contract when an executive saw this short. See more »

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Watch it if you want to be a director...
30 August 2008 | by JamieJamie-1See all my reviews

Look this isn't a horrible film. Someone who commented on this said it was the worst thing ever, and I think he's got to take a few steps backwards. I watched this and films like it to understand where the great directors started. Frankly their were many issues with this film, but it's a terrific learning tool. I myself just finished filming my own short film called Night Falls. I'm the same age that Spielberg was when he directed this film, 21. I have aspirations to one day become a great director but I find myself having many problems. So to watch this makes me feel like I'm not alone. Spielberg was once worried that he would never make it. He had to learn over the years and refine his skills.

In short watch this film if your an aspiring director.


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