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The Flamingo Kid

  • Film

Time Out says

In 1963, Brooklyn-born Jeffrey (Dillon) takes a summer job at the El Flamingo beach club on Long Island, and receives an education in the art of making money; his family, however, is dismayed by the boy's dreams of speedy upward mobility. Hardly original stuff, and morally the film wants to have its cake and eat it, celebrating working-class simplicity while revelling in the luxuriance of beach club life. But the performances compensate, with Dillon turning in a light and touching portrait of confused ambitions.
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Release Details

  • Duration:100 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Garry Marshall
  • Screenwriter:Neal Marshall, Garry Marshall
  • Cast:
    • Matt Dillon
    • Hector Elizondo
    • Molly McCarthy
    • Martha Gehman
    • Richard Crenna
    • Jessica Walter
    • Fisher Stevens
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