The Sterile Cuckoo


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Uptight college freshman Jerry Payne (Wendell Burton) finds a carefree friend in zany Pookie (Liza Minnelli). After an awkward meeting on the bus, where they are headed to different colleges, Pookie quickly works her way into Jerry's life. She makes an unannounced visit to Jerry's campus, and before long annoyance turns to affection, and friendship turns to romance. But with Pookie's increasingly neurotic behavior, how long can this love affair last?

Release details

Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Alan J Pakula
Screenwriter: Alvin Sargent
Cast: Liza Minnelli
Wendell Burton
Tim McIntire
Elizabeth Harrower
Austin Green
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