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The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)

PG 10/22/1969 (GB) ComedyDrama 1h 47m

First love... if it happens to you once, you're lucky


Two students at neighboring colleges get swept up in first love. Pookie Adams, a kooky misfit with no family or friends, clings to the quiet and studious Jerry, who has the ability to make a choice of living in Pookie's private world or be accepted by the society that Pookie rejects. Unwittingly, it is through their awkward relationship that Pookie prepares Jerry for the world of "weirdos" that she doesn't fit into.

  1. Alan J. Pakula


  2. John Nichols


  3. Alvin Sargent


Top Billed Cast

  1. Liza Minnelli

    Liza Minnelli

    'Pookie' (Mary Ann) Adams

  2. Wendell Burton

    Wendell Burton

    Jerry Payne

  3. Tim McIntire

    Tim McIntire

    Charlie Schumacher

  4. Austin Green

    Pookie's father

  5. Margaret Markov

    Margaret Markov


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The Sterile Cuckoo
The Sterile Cuckoo

Status Released

Original Language English

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