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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 6 October 1976
Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald (story), Joan Micklin Silver (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shelley Duvall ... Bernice
Veronica Cartwright ... Marjorie
Bud Cort ... Warren
Lane Binkley ... Roberta
Patrick Reynolds ... Draycott (as Patrick Byrne)
Dennis Christopher ... Charley
Polly Holliday ... Mrs. Harvey
Mark La Mura ... Carpenter
Murray Moston Murray Moston ... Barber
Mark Newkirk Mark Newkirk ... Reece
Gary Springer ... Otis
Leslie Thorsen Leslie Thorsen ... Genevieve
Claudette Warlick Claudette Warlick ... Annie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Fonda ... Narrator
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Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for.

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Drama

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Berenice levágatja a haját See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Shelley Duvall and Bud Cort both starred in Brewster McCloud (1970). See more »

Quotes

Warren: [very seriously] I'm at a point in my life where I don't have time for anything but the truth. Life is too short, and I'm getting too old.
Bernice: How old are you?
Warren: [sighs] Nineteen.
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HOLY CRAP! what a thriller!
25 March 2004 | by CirquemmSee all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair.' The story is that of Bernice, played by the stunning Shelly Duvall, who spends the summer with her cousin, Marjorie. It ended up being a sweet and saxy summer that no one would ever forget. Marjorie decides that before her cousin leaves, she should teach her a little something about what it's like winning the men during the mid-1920's! Marjorie sasses up a big bowl of attitude when she realizes that her own friends have taken a shine to Beatrice! The story culminates at the trilling and shocking surprise ending of the movie! 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair' gives us an steamy, intimate peek into the scandalous lives of the rich. This movie has everything: love, lust, adventure, exploitation, deceit, and revenge. A must see!


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