Cinema: Summer Memory

Out of It understands the unique agonies of metropolitan adolescence. The reluctant hero of the piece, Paul (Barry Gordon), is a shy, bright kid trying to get through a particularly difficult mid-teen summer on Long Island. His parents have enough money, he gets to use the car and the speedboat, but he is still vaguely dissatisfied. The root of his trouble is hardly unique: girls. To him they seem frivolous yet desirable, brainless but captivating. They all appear to share one dominating characteristic: inaccessibility.

All of them, trim in tight bathing suits, seem more...

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