Jeremy, played with adolescent rumpled and bumbling charm by Robby Benson, falls for a newcomer to his school, reserved but lovely little child-woman Glynnis O'Connor. Jeremy plays the cello, loves horses. The girl, Susan, studies classical dancing. Their idyll is shattered by her father deciding to leave New York and go back to Detroit.
Jeremy, played with adolescent rumpled and bumbling charm by Robby Benson, falls for a newcomer to his school, reserved but lovely little child-woman Glynnis O’Connor. Jeremy plays the cello, loves horses. The girl, Susan, studies classical dancing. Their idyll is shattered by her father deciding to leave New York and go back to Detroit.
Arthur Barron does not force things and handles this slight but glowing pic with insight. Jeremy’s waiting outside her house in the morning and faking running into her and admitting it, their visit to horses’ training, their first love, done with modesty and the right flair, and their final disarray and her leaving are executed touchingly.
Kenasset/United Artists. Director Arthur Barron; Producer Elliott Kastner; Screenplay Arthur Barron; Camera Paul Goldsmith; Editor Zina Voynow, Nina Feinberg; Music Lee Holdridge, Joseph Brook; Art Director Peter Bocour
(Color) Extract of a review from 1973. Running time: 90 MIN.
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