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The Group
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NR,2hrs 30min
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1966
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Willette Acquisition Corp.
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Mary McCarthy, The Group was one of the slickest, and most highly publicized, cinematic soap operas of the 1960s. Filmed largely in New York, the story charts the exploits of eight young women, all of whom graduate from an exclusive Vassar-ish college in the middle of the Depression. Among the talented young actresses making their screen debuts herein are Candice Bergen as Lakey, the group's resident Lesbian; Joan Hackett as Dottie, a repressed socialite who takes up with bohemian ... Full Synopsis
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Some might dismiss The Group as another women's melodrama but they do so at their own peril - because this is fantastic Hollywood filmmaking. Sidney Buchman's tight-as-a-drum script pares the famous Mary McCarthy novel down to a colorful, densely-plotted narrative that moves along at breakneck speed. The dialogue snaps with electricity and the characterizations reveal themselves with subtlety, with ... Read Review
Featured Cast
Lakey Eastlake
Dottie Renfrew
Priss Hartshorn
Polly Andrews
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Kristian Bush center) and Jennifer Nettles (right) of The Group Sugarland stand in Randy Owen's (...
Kristian Bush center) and Jennifer Nettles (right) of The Group Sugarland stand in Randy Owen's (...
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of The Group Sugarland during the 16th annual Country Thunder...
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of The Group Sugarland during the 16th annual Country Thunder...
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of The Group Sugarland during the 16th annual Country Thunder...
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