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Georgy Girl (1966)

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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.

Director:

Silvio Narizzano

Writers:

Margaret Forster (novel), Margaret Forster (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Mason ... James Leamington
Alan Bates ... Jos Jones
Lynn Redgrave ... Georgy
Charlotte Rampling ... Meredith
Bill Owen ... Ted
Clare Kelly Clare Kelly ... Doris
Rachel Kempson ... Ellen Leamington
Denise Coffey Denise Coffey ... Peg
Dorothy Alison ... Health Visitor
Peggy Thorpe-Bates Peggy Thorpe-Bates ... Hospital Sister
Dandy Nichols ... Hospital Nurse
Terence Soall Terence Soall ... Salesman
Jolyon Booth Jolyon Booth ... Registry Office Clerk (as Jolyan Booth)
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Storyline

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate. Written by Rick Ferncase <ferncase@chapman.edu>

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Georgy Girl is BIG! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

4 August 1966 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Georgy la retozona See more »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This movie was adapted into a Broadway musical with the shorter title of "Georgy". It opened at the Winter Garden Theater in New York City on February 26, 1970, where it ran for four performances after having had seven previews, with it closing on February 28. See more »

Goofs

In the "Mistress Contract" scene, James tries to kiss Georgy and knocks her glasses down on her face - far enough so that her mouth is seen through the lenses. From the reverse angle, they are properly on her face, and he has to pull them off to kiss her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Georgy: [to children's dance class] One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Everybody go round! Very good! Faster! One and two. One and two and one and two! One and two and one and two. Very good. All right, everybody round me, come on! Quick, quick! One more quickie to finish. You're things in space! Right. Spin into space! Blblbl. And one two three, one the floor, quick!
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Referenced in Get a Life: Chris Moves Out (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Queen and Country
(uncredited)
Music by Alexander Faris
Francis Day and Hunter Ltd
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An anthem for heavy girls the world over
6 March 2001 | by aromatic-2See all my reviews

I was a teen when this first came out and as a little piglette, this movie struck a special chord with me. I saw it twice in the theatres, then did not see it again until about 3 months ago, and then again last night. It holds up wonderfully, both as an anthem and as a bizarre comedy-drama. Lynn Redgrave is magnificent in the title role, and Charlotte Rampling is nothing short of brilliant as her roommate Meredith. Alan Bates is equally brilliant in an eccentric supporting role. This is a marvelous time capsule, but the central elements still hold true today. See it.


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