1969

Winona Ryder as: Beth Carr
Directed by: Ernest Thompson
Written by: Ernest Thompson
Other cast: Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern
Release date: November 18th, 1988
Genre: Drama
Running time: 95min

Two friends, Ralph and Scott live in a small minded town at the onset of the Vietnam war. While Scott's brother enlists, he and Ralph are outspoken in their opposition to the war. Scott's attitude alienates him from his father and he and Ralph leave town to enjoy their 'freedom'. Various events lead them back to town where they learn of the death of the brother. This event proves to be the catalyst needed to bridge the gap between father and son and enlightens them both to the true cost of war.

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Theatrical Trailer

Filming Locations

Hardeeville, South Carolina, USA
Savannah, Georgia, USA
Statesboro, Georgia, USA

Soundtrack

The film’s soundtrack consists of original period rock. However, it also includes a notable re-recording of The Youngbloods’ classic hit “Get Together”, performed as a solo by Youngbloods lead singer, Jesse Colin Young.