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Pieces of Dreams (1970)

PG-13 | | Drama | 23 September 1970 (USA)
Gregory Lind is the junior priest at Our Lady of the Assumption, a Catholic parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Life at the parish is not perfect for Greg, as he is beginning to have ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Haller

Writers:

William E. Barrett (novel), Roger O. Hirson (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Forster ... Gregory Lind
Lauren Hutton ... Pamela Gibson
Will Geer ... The Bishop
Ivor Francis ... Father Paul Schaeffer
Richard O'Brien Richard O'Brien ... Monsignor Francis Hurley
Edith Atwater ... Mrs. Lind (Gregory's Mother)
Mitzi Hoag Mitzi Hoag ... Anne Lind (Gregory's Sister)
Rudy Diaz ... Police Sergeant Bill Walkingstick
Sam Jarvis Sam Jarvis ... Leo Rose (as Sam Javis)
Gail Bonney ... Mrs. Tietgens
Helen Westcott ... Mrs. Straub
Joanne Moore Jordan Joanne Moore Jordan ... Girl in Bar
Miriam Martínez Miriam Martínez ... Mrs. Rios
Kathy Baca Kathy Baca ... Estella Rios
Eloy Casados ... Charlie (Boy in Jail Cell) (as Eloy Phil Casados)
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Storyline

Gregory Lind is the junior priest at Our Lady of the Assumption, a Catholic parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Life at the parish is not perfect for Greg, as he is beginning to have philosophical differences with the church, most specifically the senior parish priest, Father Paul Schaeffer. In dealing with the incident of one of his young parishioners - a student at the church's school, he who came from a less than privileged background unlike most parishioners - Greg meets social worker and divorcée Pamela Gibson, who is able to live in comfort the result of the divorce settlement. Despite their differences in how to deal with the incident in question, Greg and Pamela begin a sexual relationship. Having already questioned his career path prior to Pamela entering his life, Greg has to decide where the church and Pamela fit into his future. Written by Huggo

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A love story ... that will shock you. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wine and the Music See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RFB Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Soundtracks

Pieces of Dreams
Composed by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman
Sung by Peggy Lee (as Miss Peggy Lee)
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Pieces of Dreams
25 February 2012 | by alim-gridSee all my reviews

I watched this movie on TMC and was surprised it had the unique content for the 70's. This movie was a little before it's time.(but then maybe NOT!)

For the baby boomers, we had to struggle with "love vs religion" , and find our own pathways. The couple seem to fit together, and opposites attract. And are they just that. OPPOSITE!

I just enjoyed watching this movie and understand both sides of their feelings 100%. So pragmatic! love it!

The title is a tiny bit misleading,

but the movie is awesome!


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