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A Small Circle of Friends (1980)

Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals.

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John Friedrich ...
Alex Haddox
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Greenblatt
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Harry Norris
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Jimmy
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Mrs. Baxter
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Crazy Kid: Draft Inductee (as Dan Stern)
Jason Laskay ...
Dorm Proctor
Jamie Squire ...
Karate Student
Mary Margaret Amato ...
Girl in Shower
David Hollander ...
Editor of 'Crimson'
Frank Rich ...
Assistant Editor of 'Crimson'
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Harvard in the 1960's: a time of social upheaval and student unrest. Three students bond together, challenge the system and begin to lose their ideals. Written by Anonymous

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They shared everything....Why not each other ? [Australia Theatrical] See more »

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Drama

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9 October 1980 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Amigo é para Essas Coisas  »

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$700,000, 31 December 1980
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The soprano that sings Steinman's score at the midway point (when Nick leaves Jessica following his fight with Leo) is director Rob Cohen's sister who was trained in opera. See more »

Goofs

Students are seen dancing to the Rolling Stones record "Street Fighting Man" moments after President Lyndon Johnson's television address in which he announced he was not running for reelection. However, that speech was delivered on the last day of March 1968, while the song had not even been recorded yet and was not released until the last day of August 1968. See more »

Quotes

Jessica Bloom: I'll tell you exactly what I mean... and it has a great deal to do with the meaning of this bed: Go fuck yourself!
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References The Untouchables (1959) See more »

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Theme for the Masses
Harry Palmer
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True classic bringing our college life in the 60's to the screen, nostalgic and accurate, and deeply appreciated.
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True classic bringing our college life in the 60's to the screen, nostalgic and accurate, and deeply appreciated. I know of no other film which makes it possible for the x-generation to get a glimpse of how we baby boomers emerged.


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