- Friends (1971 film)
name = Friends
writer = Lewis Gilbert
starring = Sean Bury
Anicée Alvina| director = Lewis Gilbert
producer = Lewis Gilbert
cinematography = Andréas Winding
editing = Anne V. Coates
March 24, 1971(USA)
runtime = 101 min.
language = English
imdb_id = 0067118
"Friends" is a 1971 film directed by
Lewis Gilbertand written by Gilbert, Vernon Harris and Jack Russell. Though the movie was a flop, the soundtrack by Elton Johnand Bernie Taupinwas a success, and was released as the "Friends" album. The film was nominated for Best Foreign Film - English Language at the 1972 Golden Globe Awards. It was also nominated for Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture at the 1972 Grammy Awards.
* Who needs the world when you own the moon and stars.
In this teen romance, a young neglected English boy (Sean Bury) runs away and becomes friends with a French girl (Anicée Alvina) in the same plight. Together, they go to an idyllic marsh location in
France(the Camargue), become lovers, set up housekeeping, have a baby, and play at being responsible adults, discovering along the way many of the troubles involved before ultimately becoming separated by Police responding to a missing persons report.
The film found a significant niche audience with its idyllic portrayal of teen love, and quite possibly due to its inclusion of frontal nudity of the then-17-year-old female protagonist (who was portrayed as 14 in the film). This was enough to justify the
1974sequel, "Paul and Michelle", in which the young family is reunited and has to cope with a new love interest for the girl, and the difficulties of work and college while trying to maintain a family.
*imdb title|id=0071978|title=Paul and Michelle
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