In his Scottish home, Gregory and his school-friends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team – and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it is obviously the females are in control of matters here.
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A near perfect little film (made for 200,000 pounds mostly provided by Scottish Television), this is not your typical high school movie. No fake adversity to drive the narrative, it is a pure love story. Definitely not for the jaded or cynical, this is a beautifully earnest film from Forsyth.
Another gem from Forsyth featuring largely the same cast as his earlier film, That Sinking Feeling. Constantly entertaining with some very amusing moments. There's an innocence about this era which I daresay has now disappeared.