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133 Ratings

Summer of '42

Directed by Robert Mulligan
United States, 1971
Drama, Romance


Director Robert Mulligan narrates the film as the grown-up counterpart of Hermie (Gary Grimes), a teenager of the War Years who has a crush on twentyish Jennifer O’Neill.

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Summer of '42 Directed by Robert Mulligan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | Winner: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

1972 | 3 nominations including: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1971 | Winner: Silver Seashell

BAFTA Awards

1972 | Winner: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

1972 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

Directors Guild of America

1972 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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