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Summer of '67

Summer of '67 is a movie starring Ivy Rhodes, Joe Lara, and Karen Boles. Based on real life events, Summer of '67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam...

Running Time
1 hours 23 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Romance, Drama, History
Director
Sharon Wilharm
Writer
Sharon Wilharm
Actors
Ivy Rhodes, Lea Hutton Beasmore, Karen Boles, Joe Lara
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Based on real life events, Summer of '67 brings to life the turbulent times of the sixties and the struggles faced by the men and women impacted by the Vietnam War. Young wife and mother Milly (Rachel Schrey) is forced to live with her mother-in-law while her husband Gerald (Cameron Gilliam) is away on the USS Forrestal. Kate (Bethany Davenport) must choose between Peter (Christopher Dalton) her high school sweetheart and Van (Sam Brooks) her new hippie boyfriend. Ruby Mae (Sharonne Lanier) finally finds true love with Reggie (Jerrold Edwards) only to have him whisked away by the draft. Each woman faces the question of whether or not their man will return, and even if he does, will life as they know it ever be the same?

Comments about romance «Summer of '67» (15)

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Heather Larson

The movie is certainly an American take on the original film's story, but it is also a modern retelling, using a cast of American actors. But the key thing that makes this film unique is the choice of music and the sound quality. Not once in the film does the music become overbearing and does it seem to be distracting. The score, when it is played in concert, is hauntingly beautiful and melancholy at the same time. My only complaint is that the movie never gets boring, it just moves at a slow, steady pace. But the movie is wonderful in its simplicity, the only distraction that I could ever see is if someone was to watch it with a non-musical ear. If you are going to see this movie, just make sure that you don't have an ear for music, or you might be missing out on something truly beautiful.

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Tiffany Cunningham

This is an accurate account of the summer of '67, the first of a series of events that would ultimately lead to the first nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. It was the year of '68, and it was still months away from the actual bombing of the two cities. In the story, we follow the lives of a group of people who live in Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the summer of '67, a time when nuclear war was beginning to take place. The characters are very believable, and their interactions are interesting and quite sad. One of the best parts of the movie is that it shows how the effects of nuclear war are being felt, and how people cope with the horrors of it. It is definitely a movie to watch, even if you don't know anything about it. It's certainly worth seeing.

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Dennis D.

I was surprised at how good the movie was. I was expecting a really bad movie. But it was very well made and I really liked it. I think it could have been better if they did a little bit more with the flashbacks. The flashback scenes were very well done. I also liked the fact that the flashbacks were not from the past. I thought the ending was really good. I liked how they showed a lot of the events leading up to that day. I also like how they showed the person that did the bombing and how the police investigated. I also liked how they showed the effects of the bombs. The acting was great and I really liked the story. I think the movie could have been a little better. I think the movie could have been better if they focused on the family and the people in the bombing. I think they could have also focused more on the bombing itself and what the people who did it were thinking.

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Michelle Chapman

The subject of this film is a little known subject in U.S. history - the Vietnam War. It was almost a new-wave subject, coming from the left, and in a very dark way, particularly in the early 70's. It is a story of a young American whose young parents were killed in an ambush during the Vietnam War. He is lost and doesn't know where he is, and so he follows the clues he can find to find out his parents' names. It is an interesting subject for a film, and a very complicated story. For the most part, I felt that the script was fantastic. I loved the fact that there were so many different points in the story. It is not always easy to tell the story of what happened in one specific scene, especially when you have to try to tell it all, without leaving out things that don't mean anything. I also love how the script didn't really focus on the American people. The Americans were very important, but the Vietnamese were much more important, and they played a very important role. I also really liked the idea of the Vietnam War being a big event in American history. It was so important, and was treated with such a big amount of respect. I also really liked how they didn't make the American people feel bad about it, which was really important in a very difficult time in American history. The biggest problem I had with the film was that it just seemed to be dragging. There were a few scenes in the film that were slow. I also don't like how the American people are treated in the film. They are treated with respect, and they are portrayed as being all good people. However, I felt like the film was a little too serious in its tone. I felt like the film was a little too dark for my taste. Also, some of the characters were a little stereotypical. There was a girl who was only there for the American soldiers, who was only there to serve, and that really was the main character of the film. I also didn't think that the movie was very well made. There were some really poor shots, and some of the editing was a little amateurish. However, I really enjoyed the film. I thought that it was a very good film, and I really enjoyed seeing it. It was a lot of fun to watch. My rating: 9/10

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Judy

The story was a little bit dull for me, as I had a hard time getting into the characters. It was also a bit too slow. It should have been better. But there were a few scenes that were really touching, like the scene where Robbie is sitting on the edge of the bed, and he cries. There was also a scene where they are painting the bathroom floor and there are two young children in the room, and they are standing on the edge of the bed, and they cry. Those scenes were really touching. I think the best scene in the film was when Robbie is watching the news, and he is looking at all the dead bodies. It was sad to see so many kids in the news, but at the same time, it was sad to see the victims of war. I thought the story was really well done, but I didn't care for the actors.

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Harold Ramirez

First of all, I'd like to say that I am not a fan of all that Hollywood has to offer. I just find their movies to be either boring or too unbelievable. That is why I love movies like "Eyes Wide Shut" or "The Matrix", but I had a difficult time accepting the original "The Wild One" as a documentary about a fictitious group of people. And "The Wild One" was actually not a documentary. I felt like this movie was more about the 1970's, and the music, clothes and style of that era. I believe that a true film of that era would have been a tribute to the people and their time, not a documentary about the music and fashion of the decade. This movie is so much more than that, and the music and music videos are as good as any movie I've ever seen. This movie is not for the weak of heart, and you must be ready to be shocked and entertained. To me, that's the best kind of movie, and I cannot wait for the DVD to be released.

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Dennis Chavez

In an article titled "The Far-Out Movie of the Year," Variety's Elle Reeve wrote: "In the grand tradition of the vaudeville era, "The Far-Out Movie of the Year" belongs to "The Princess Bride." This much-anticipated fantasy is a total hoot, a truly original take on love, death and the dark side of modern day life." From the outset, you can tell that this movie is not going to be an ordinary movie. In a lengthy interview with Movieline, director Richard Kelly, himself a magician, revealed that this is his most ambitious work yet and that he would make this a three-hour film. Although he is sure to disappoint many filmgoers who are expecting an average film, this is an intelligent, original and well-written film that is a must-see for anyone who loves the magic and the mystery of the film magicians.

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Nicholas Day

This is a fascinating look at the events surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It starts in the early 1960s, when news of the president's death is still fresh in the nation's mind. And as the nation becomes more and more aware of the events that unfolded, the film provides a window into the mind of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the man who tried to kill the president and his brother Bobby. From that point on, we see Kennedy attempting to keep the pressure on his brother to cover-up the assassination, while also trying to figure out what had happened to him, and why. Some people have suggested that the film is too slow-moving, and that it doesn't really make sense. Well, it doesn't. At times the film seems to go on forever, and it's at these times that you'll find yourself wondering why it is taking so long. But that doesn't bother me. I've never felt the need to explain the plot or explanation to anyone, so I don't know if it's just me or if the film is too slow. But I think that a lot of people will get a lot out of this film, and it's very well done. I know it's probably too long, but it's a very well made film, and it's very difficult to not get caught up in it. The acting is excellent, with Ralph Fiennes and Laura Linney giving convincing performances as the principals of the story, and Kevin Spacey is good as well. But it's the supporting cast that really does the film justice. Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Murphy, Tommy Lee Jones, and Bob Gunton are all very good, and the film is full of memorable, and sometimes hilarious, quotes. One quote that really stuck out to me is when Murphy is talking to a journalist, and he's like, "You know, I don't think this is a very good idea to be making all of these movie about this assassination. It's not going to be very good." And the journalist is like, "Oh, I don't care. That's what we're going to do." And the journalist's like, "Oh, I don't know, man. Maybe I should do a documentary about that." The music is also very good. The soundtrack for the film is by the great John Williams, and it's very atmospheric and beautiful. The music is particularly good in scenes where JFK is being shot, and is very chilling. This is a very suspenseful film. There's very few slow moments in this film, and it's also very suspenseful, because the film is very suspenseful. It's a very well-made film, with very good acting, and a well-written script. I give this film a 9 out of

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Marilyn

I watched this film last night, and had it on my list to watch for years. I loved the way it was shot and the music. I knew the story before I watched it, but I knew it would be a classic film for sure. The movie tells the story of a young man who falls in love with a girl, and when they go to the hospital for a checkup, he discovers she's a 'royalty doctor' who'd been under the radar since her husband passed away. I felt the film has so much emotion, and the music of the film is perfect. It's one of those films you'll want to see again. I recommend this film, but don't rent it, unless you really love British films. If you haven't seen it yet, I suggest you go rent it! I think it's a classic film, and I'm glad I've seen it. 9/10

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Frances Jordan

First, I want to say that this film is not a masterpiece. It is in no way deserving of being a classic. But I'm being critical, and the reason is this: This film is about a period of time, and it depicts the best-kept secret of all. The film does not shy away from showing the paranoia that the system of the time was working on: the rise of the hippies and their counterculture, the period of the Great Depression. The film is about the breakdown of an entirely artificial society. The film shows a society that had a breakdown that no one can understand, and what was done with the remnants of society that is left. It's not a dramatic film. It's a film about a society that has been broken down and no one understands. It is a film that never comes across as being too deep. It's a film about how a society breaks down, but how a person may be able to put themselves back together again. And I don't think anyone will come away from this film saying, "Wow, this film was great." And if that is the case, then the film is a masterpiece. I am being biased, because I believe that this film was a masterpiece. But this film was done in the 70's, so that does not make it an excellent film, but it is a masterpiece, and the film has to be seen for what it is. 9/10 stars.

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Charles Burns

I am going to keep this short. Because if I write a long review, it will get a little out of hand. And by that time, you probably have already seen the movie, or heard of it. So, I will just mention that I loved the movie. The plot was pretty good, the acting was good, the direction was good, the cinematography was good, and it was very emotional. I really loved how it was filmed, the action sequences were really well done, and it was quite interesting to watch. I think it was a good movie to watch, especially for someone who is not a huge fan of musicals. I really loved it, and I think everyone should go and watch it, if they haven't already. I think it will be a good movie for the entire family, as well. I recommend it to everyone.

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Deborah

I have watched the movie several times. I do not know why I did not watch it before the 1996 edition of the Ed Sullivan Show. But I must have been too much of a perfectionist. And I was disappointed in it. I liked it better when I watched it as a young teenager, with my parents. And I thought it was a very good movie. But it wasn't great. I think I would like it more if I was an adult. I guess that my overall rating would be somewhere between 8 and 9 out of 10. If you liked "Upstairs Downstairs" and you liked "You Can't Take Your Eyes Off Me", you'll like this movie. I enjoyed it, but not as much as I had hoped. If you like Ed Sullivan, you might like this movie, but only if you don't expect too much.

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Wayne Ray

In 1974, British film historian Donald Steffens wrote a well-received book called The Good Old Days: A Documentary Film about the British classic era. Here's the synopsis: In 1875, after British artist Edward Gibbon published a history of the Napoleonic wars, he was invited to come to England. He refused. When the Queen and Prime Minister Lord Melbourne set out to replace him, Gibbon went to the war, and he came back with a clear idea of what was at stake. His book, which became a Hollywood classic, made clear the war was "a struggle between civilization and barbarism." It was a battle to the death. Gibbon concluded that civilization should prevail, not the barbarism. That was the beginning of the modern world. The British made Gibbon a personal hero. The result was the World War II and the creation of the United Nations. Gibbon is now known as one of the greatest historians ever to live. His book, War and Peace, has been translated into thirty languages and is still popular, the first time it's been translated into English. War and Peace is a masterpiece in film. It is a remarkable film. It is difficult to explain the film without giving away too much. In the beginning, we see an aging Gibbon. We see the leader of a peaceful village, and his daughter, who is now a fully grown woman. He is also the grandfather of a boy. The boy is intelligent, with a big mind. The girl is bright, but has an innate sense of mischief. Eventually, the boy starts to notice his grandfather. He realizes he must help him because he is dying. He gives him a book about war and peace. The boy then gives the book to his grandfather, who is so taken with it that he agrees to come to Britain to study at Oxford. We see the boy in the history room, studying. He is amazed at what he sees, and begins to love the history, which is filled with war and chaos. The young boy becomes an Oxford student. We learn later that he is to become a famous writer. He meets a beautiful, intelligent girl. The girl and the boy become close friends, and they form a relationship that he could never have imagined. He gets engaged to her and they become engaged. We see the wedding, where they make an honest commitment to one another. Then, we see a story of the war. Gibbon goes to war with his family. They stay in a small town, and they must try to avoid the German troops. They try to make their way through the countryside to avoid being captured. It is difficult to watch this film. I cannot recommend it highly enough. The acting is perfect. The child actors, especially, are just wonderful. The two

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Roger Pierce

Before viewing this film, I thought it would be very dark, and quite a sad film. I am glad I did not think that way. The last 20 minutes or so of the film is quite moving and sweet, but it is very hard to keep in the same tone throughout the film. It was a bit hard to get into the film, but that is what the score does for you, you become absorbed in the story, and then the last 20 minutes of the film is quite a journey to say the least. I am quite surprised at the positive reviews this film received. Some people have complained that the movie lacks dialogue, which is correct. There are no significant speaking scenes. There are only 3 major speaking scenes in the entire film, all of which are, I suppose, supposed to give you an idea of the mood of the movie. There is a lot of walking around, but the walking is not that slow or fast. The camera moves with the characters, and the camera is moving throughout the film. There is a scene in the middle of the film where there are three talking scenes, and I felt the camera was too shaky and shaky to take in the scenery. I also felt that the director was directing the film too straight forward. It is hard to really get the characters of the movie in their own minds, and the writing was trying to give you all the information you need to understand what is happening, and then it doesn't quite make it happen, so you are left with a feeling of being left out of the story, and I think that is what some people were complaining about. Overall, I think this is a very good film, and the reason why it has received such a high rating is because the acting was great, and the story was great, and the photography and music was great, and it made me want to take my kids to see this film, because it is a very touching and sweet film. If you do not like "dark" films, then do not go to see this film. However, if you like "dramatic" films, then I think you will enjoy this film.

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Raymond V.

I am a fan of the first two films, but this was the one that really kept my interest. The movie doesn't have as much action as the first, but it is so much more emotionally involved. I was really moved by the things this film was able to do without violence. There were some really powerful scenes, and I couldn't help but be drawn to this movie. I was interested in this story, and the story seemed real. It was like a great book that you just don't want to turn it in. The acting was just as great as in the first two. The one who played Terence in the first two films, was very good in this movie, and I was impressed with Kevin Bacon as the man who was going to be the best to play his son. The camera work was awesome, the colors were great, and it looked like there were a lot of actors and actresses in this movie. The cinematography was amazing, and I was shocked at how much it looked like a great film. If you have not seen this film, I highly recommend it. It is the best of the trilogy and definitely the best movie of 2007.