About

Two students at neighboring colleges get swept up in first love. Pookie Adams, a kooky misfit with no family or friends, clings to the quiet and studious Jerry, who has the ability to make a choice of living in Pookie's private world or be accepted by the society that Pookie rejects. Unwittingly, it is through their awkward relationship that Pookie prepares Jerry for the world of "weirdos" that sh...

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Directed by

Alan J. Pakula

Written by

Alvin Sargent (Screenplay)
John Nichols (Novel)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

First love... if it happens to you once, you're lucky

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book college broken heart

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song