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Four Friends
Four Friends
Actors: Craig Wasson, Jodi Thelen, Michael Huddleston, Jim Metzler, Scott Hardt
Director: Arthur Penn
Genres: Comedy, Drama
R     2005     1hr 54min

Academy AwardŽ-winning* screenwriter Steven Tesich (Breaking Away) and OscarŽ-nominated** director Arthur Penn (Bonnie and Clyde, Alice's Restaurant) team up for this "charming, powerful" (Leonard Maltin) coming-of-age sto...  more »


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Actors: Craig Wasson, Jodi Thelen, Michael Huddleston, Jim Metzler, Scott Hardt
Director: Arthur Penn
Creators: Ghislain Cloquet, Arthur Penn, Gene Lasko, Julia Miles, Michael Tolan, Stephen F. Kesten, Steve Tesich
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Love & Romance
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned,Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 08/23/2005
Original Release Date: 12/11/1981
Theatrical Release Date: 12/11/1981
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 54min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 5
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

Terrie Leisher | Boulder, CO United States | 12/31/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I searched for this video for years and, finally, I just stopped looking. Since I currently purchase primarily DVDs, most of my searches are in the DVD category. It is fate that a friend was searching VHS movies and I happened to mention "Four Friends" - he found it!!! This movie paints a wonderful picture of life, friendships, love and family in the 60's. Each actor plays a special part in the film and in my heart. Thank you, Craig!!!"
princehal | Vienna Austria | 11/28/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is Arthur Penn's greatest movie and should have taken its place as an American classic long ago. It drops a narrative bombshell halfway through that comes closer than anything else I've seen to evoking the traumas that America experienced in the 60s. It's wonderful to have it avaliable on video at last, but the luminous cinematography by Ghislain Cloquet deserves to be seen on widescreen DVD (any hope of this, MGM?)."
Finally released : GET IT NOW !
Mr. Thual Cedric | Paris, FRANCE | 10/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Four friends is the most beautiful, romantic, dramatic, American fresque I have ever watched. The actors are wonderful and true. The story is human and deep as a great novel can be. I have been waiting for a dvd editions for years, sending many e-mails and finally my dream came true. I have just watched it, and it doesn't get old. Thank you Mr Penn, thank you Craig Wasson, my dear Danilo, this film will remain in my heart for ever, just like the little flute medoly Danilo plays when he arrives in the USA from his Yougoslavian home. And a great thank you to the editors for finally releasing it, with a special gift to me : the french language subtitles ! :o)
... did I mention FOUR FRIENDS is my favourite movie ever (OK Orson, after Citizen Kane... ;o) ) ?"