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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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Last summer was too beautiful to forget. And too painful to remember. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El último verano See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia

Sondra Locke was offered the role of Sandy, but turned it down. See more »

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A crew member briefly edges into the left side of the frame during the rape scene at the end of the film. See more »

Quotes

Peter: That's what pot does. Makes things 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 »

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Soundtracks

Sonuvagun
Written by John Simon
Performed by Buddy Bruno, John Simon, Harry Lookofsky, Marvin Stamm, Harvey Brooks
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Unbelievable Coming of Age Flick!
23 October 2004 | by looneyvSee all my reviews

One of the best movies in this genre I have ever seen; right up there with "Summer of 42", "Malena", etc. Truly funny but poignant at the right time; great performances by the leads and the unheard of Catherine Burns. Wow! Only problem is it's not on DVD and maybe not even VHS. One of my favorite movies is "Strangers When We Meet" (Kim Novak, Kirk Douglas, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau); the book was written by Evan Hunter and, what do you know, it was only 30 yr. after 'Last Summer' came out that I find out "Last Summer' is based on a novel by Evan Hunter. Guess a leopard can't change his spots. You will not regret viewing this movie when on the tube or if available in some media format.


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