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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 »

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

Actor William Holden was cast in this picture having formerly been a leading man in such Hollywood romance movies of the 1950s as Sabrina (1954), The Moon Is Blue (1953) and Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955). Publicity for Breezy (1973) stated that the film continued the "Holden Romantic Tradition". 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: [sighs] I don't know when it happened, I just stopped loving her. All the things that I... dug about her suddenly turned me off, and all the cute things became damned annoying. Should have left her then, but I didn't. So, we kept torturing each other for a couple of years. Mental cruelty... what an underrated phrase. We stripped each other of every honest emotion we had left. It became a challenge to see which one could force the other into the breaking point.
[sighs]
Frank Harmon: I won... and she finally ...
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Breezy's Song
Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman
Music by Michel Legrand
Vocal by Shelby Flint
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Great 70's movie from the Eastwood library of films...
13 February 2004 | by big_bellied_geezerSee all my reviews

I have to echo some of the other comments here and say that this great film SHOULD BE RE-RELEASED ON VHS AND DVD!! ARE you listening Mr Eastwood??! A wonderful cross generational love story that doesn't ring a false note, I'm glad I was able to find a copy of the unedited for TV version since I've only seen a TV edited version some years ago and it stuck in my head....it's that good a film and I recommend it to all!


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