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Last Summer (1969)

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly ... See full summary »

Director:

Frank Perry

Writers:

Evan Hunter (novel), Eleanor Perry (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barbara Hershey ... Sandy
Richard Thomas ... Peter
Bruce Davison ... Dan
Catherine Burns ... Rhoda
Ernesto Gonzalez Ernesto Gonzalez ... Anibal
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Storyline

During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

It was a summer of shared friendship... and lost innocence. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1969 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

El último verano See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,371,457
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Ralph Waite played father to Richard Thomas in this movie, then went on to play his father again in The Waltons (1971). See more »

Goofs

After the guys meet Sandy, when they take the thing out of the bird's beak, Sandy's hair changes its position considerably between takes. See more »

Quotes

Dan: That's what pot does. Makes thing look different.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits beyond the noting of the film's producer (Emanuel L/Wolf) and distributor (Allied Artists). The film's title, cast, and production credits only appear at the end. See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally rated X when it was first released in 1969. Cuts were later made to a graphic rape scene at the end of the film, and the MPAA gave it a R-rating. This latter version is the only one currently available on video. See more »


Soundtracks

Firehouse Blues
Written by John Simon
Performed by Bad Kharma & The Bicycle Brothers
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Amazing Performances
10 June 2002 | by SMHowleySee all my reviews

I caught this film late at night and stayed up until 4am watching it. It is a beautifully crafted story and intriguing to watch Barbara Hershey, Richard Thomas, and Bruce Davidson give such strong performances at the start of their careers. Catherine Burns, however, steals the film as Rhoda. Her performance is nothing short of screen perfection and should be required viewing for every actor. She gives a monologue about her mother's death that will leave you feeling as alone as she is.


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