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e'Lollipop (1975)

Forever Young, Forever Free (original title)
G | | Drama, Family | May 1977 (USA)
When the chips are down and everything seems lost, it's good to have a best friend.


Ashley Lazarus


Ashley Lazarus, André Pieterse (story) (as Andre Pieterse)


Cast overview, first billed only:
José Ferrer ... Father Alberto
Karen Valentine ... Carol Anne
Bess Finney Bess Finney ... Sister Marguerita
Muntu Ndebele Muntu Ndebele ... Tsepo
Norman Knox Norman Knox ... Jannie
Simon Sabela Simon Sabela ... Rakwaba the Witchdoctor
Ken Gampu ... Thomas Luke
Naomi van Niekerk Naomi van Niekerk ... Grandmother Pienaar
Fanie Bekker Fanie Bekker ... Dominee Wessels
Bingo Mbonjeni Bingo Mbonjeni ... Cash General
Patrick Mynhardt Patrick Mynhardt ... Doctor Du Toit
Dale Cutts Dale Cutts ... Doctor Benson
Jan Bruyns Jan Bruyns ... Oom Koos
Phoebe Bhengu Phoebe Bhengu ... Mama Joy
Alyce Webb Alyce Webb ... New York Schoolteacher (as Alice Webb)
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When the chips are down and everything seems lost, it's good to have a best friend.

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A Movie I Never forgot
1 November 2004 | by SCarroll_76See all my reviews

A very heart-warming story and I would love to see it again. I saw this movie about 20 years ago and its one of the few I never forgot.(having only seen it once).

It tells the story of two children who become best of friends and get up to all kinds of mischief, some we can probably relate to ourselves. My memories of the adult actors are vague but I always remember the two youngsters who had me engrossed as an 8 year old.

It teaches us about the true value of friendship and this is highlighted especially in a certain moment in the movie.

A great movie for kids and adults alike.

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May 1977 (USA) See more »

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Amigos hasta la eternidad See more »

Filming Locations:

Lesotho See more »

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Film Trust, Milton Okun See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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