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The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)

R | | Drama | 5 April 1971 (Uruguay)
Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual ... See full summary »

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(as Leonard Horn)

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(screenplay), (novel)
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Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution. Written by Pfyre

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Stanley Sweetheart needs a new head. He's growing one in his magic garden. See more »

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5 April 1971 (Uruguay)  »

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Amor a su manera  »

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After the title credits, the movie opens with Stanley (Don Johnson) watching the construction of the World Trade Center twin towers at a very early stage. See more »

Goofs

The shadow of one of the crewmembers is visible as Stanley walks through the psychedelic corridors of Danny's underworld to arrive at the place where the song "Water" is played. See more »

Quotes

Fran: What's the film about, Stanley?
Stanley Sweetheart: Well, it's about a boy... and a girl... and how they use their aesthetic distance as a means to keep their egocentric mechanisms separated from their id.
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Crazy Credits

Tht title credit is followed directly by the music credits without even a passing mention to the actors. Only the crew members are credited in the opening credits. See more »

Connections

References Doctor Zhivago (1965) See more »

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Happy Together
Performed by The Mike Curb Congregation
Written by Alan Gordon (uncredited) and Gary Bonner (uncredited)
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3 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie in 1970 in Philadelphia when it was first released as the second part of a double feature, following Fellini Satyricon. The comment I made when I left the theater (I had graduated from high school only a few days earlier) was, "They co-opted the revolution." If that sentence makes sense to you then you'll understand my reaction. If it doesn't, I can't explain.

Peace! David


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