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Last Summer
Directed by:
Frank Perry

Directed by Frank Perry, "Last Summer" (also known as "Petting", "Brevi giorni selvaggi, I") is a Drama film, released on June 10 of 1969 in the USA , starring Barbara Hershey, Richard Thomas, Bruce Davison, Catherine Burns and Ernesto Gonzalez.

Last summer was too beautiful to forget. And too painful to remember.

Who directed "Last Summer":

Last Summer was directed by Frank Perry, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Last Summer, Frank Perry had directed The Swimmer, released in 1968, Ladybug Ladybug (1963), David and Lisa (1962). Since, he directed Trilogy, released in 1969, Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), Play It As It Lays (1972), Rancho Deluxe (1975), Mommie Dearest (1981), and Monsignor (1982).

What was the release date of "Last Summer":

Last Summer was first released in the United States on Tuesday, June 10, 1969. Another film released on Tuesday, June 10, 1969 is Hatsukoi: Jigoku-hen (dir. Susumu Hani). This was fifty (50) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 14, 1970 in France and on Friday, November 14, 1969 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Last Summer":

At the casting of Last Summer we find Barbara Hershey, previously seen in Heaven with a Gun (1969) and With Six You Get Eggroll (1968); Richard Thomas (Winning (1969)); Bruce Davison (The Strawberry Statement (1970), Willard (1971)) [ more... ]

  • Catherine Burns and Richard Thomas also worked together in Red Sky at Morning, released in 1971.

What is the Storyline of "Last Summer":

Eleanor Perry's screenplay was based on the novel by Evan Hunter, published in hardcover by Doubleday (1968) and paperback by Signet (1969). The film follows the random activities of four teens during a summer on Fire Island. Rhoda (Catherine Burns) is shy and overweight and targeted for teasing by the others. As sexual tensions increase, the more experienced and dominant Sandy (Barbara Hershey) encourages Dan (Bruce Davison) and Peter (Richard Thomas) to rape Rhoda.


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