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Breezy (1973)

A young girl tries to find her way in life, suffering from her own naivety and sincerity.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writer:

Jo Heims

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Holden ... Frank Harmon
Kay Lenz ... Breezy
Roger C. Carmel ... Bob Henderson
Marj Dusay ... Betty Tobin
Joan Hotchkis ... Paula Harmon
Jamie Smith-Jackson ... Marcy (as Jamie Smith Jackson)
Norman Bartold ... Man in Car
Lynn Borden ... Overnight Date
Shelley Morrison ... Nancy Henderson
Dennis Olivieri Dennis Olivieri ... Bruno
Eugene Peterson Eugene Peterson ... Charlie
Lew Brown Lew Brown ... Police Officer
Richard Bull ... Doctor
Johnnie Collins III Johnnie Collins III ... Norman
Don Diamond ... Maitre'D
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Storyline

Breezy is a teen-aged hippy with a big heart. After taking a ride with a man who only wants her for sex, Breezy manages to escape. She runs to hide on a secluded property where stands the home of a middle-aged divorced man, Frank Harmon. Frank reluctantly takes Breezy in only to fall, unexpectedly, in love with her. Written by Kelly

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Taglines:

Her name is Breezy, and love was all they had in common

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1974 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Begegnung am Vormittag See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,753
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Company Credits

Production Co:

The Malpaso Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is one of three Clint Eastwood films first released in 1973. The other films were Magnum Force (1973) and High Plains Drifter (1973). See more »

Goofs

In the scene when Frankie and Breezy are walking down the boardwalk and pass Director Clint Eastwood, he is standing to the left of the post. As they continue walking, they pass a couple at the next post. In the next camera angle high above, Director Clint Eastwood is still leaning over the railing, but now he is to the right of the post, and the couple just passed by, are no longer even on the boardwalk. See more »

Quotes

Frank Harmon: It's your life.
Breezy: What happened, Frankie?
Frank Harmon: Nothing happened.
Breezy: Then why are you throwing us away?
Frank Harmon: Breezy, there's no us. There never could be. Did you really think we could happen into something?
Breezy: I thought we already had happened.
Frank Harmon: All we add up to is a dirty joke. You're the zing in my life, and I'm the best score you probably ever made. That's all.
Breezy: You don't believe that.
Frank Harmon: Okay! I can't cope with it! Let it go at that. I cannot cope with any of it!
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Soundtracks

Breezy's Song
Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman
Music by Michel Legrand
Vocal by Shelby Flint
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The Innocent Era of the 70's
16 June 2004 | by caspian1978See all my reviews

Even though William Holden is the star of the film, it is Kay Lenz that holds the film together. Her beauty and innocence is what makes the movie enjoyable. With a sexy over bite like Jessica Simpson's, Lenz represents the ignorant bliss that made up the 70's. Holden, on the other hand, represents the tired and unhappy generation that made up the quiet and conservative solitude of the 60's. With moments much like Weekend with the Babysitter, Breezy has its moments of eye candy and sex. An early Clint Eastwood film, Clint didn't use direction to interest his audience but the story of 2 completely different people who somehow fall in love when nothing else makes sense.


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