Four Friends

(1981)

Overview

Also known as Moritorium and Georgia's Friends, Four Friends follows the titular quartet from high school to young adulthood. The film is set during the tumultuous 1960s, an era when everyone's values were turned inside out, shaken around, and reassembled. The central character is first-generation American Craig Wasson, who confounds his Yugoslavian father (Miklos Simon) by pursuing his own let-it-all-hang-out lifestyle. Wasson's best friends are athlete Jim Metzler and chubby Michael Huddleston; all pursue the affections of bewitching Jodi Thelan. Though they are obviously deeply in love with one another, Wasson and Thelan continue to foolishly avoid a long-term commitment as the sixties unfold around them. Four Friends calls for a fresher approach than the one offered by director Arthur Penn, whose handling of the material is much too pat and old-fashioned.

  1. Arthur Penn

    Director

  2. Steve Tesich

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Craig Wasson

    Craig Wasson

    Danilo

  2. Jodi Thelen

    Jodi Thelen

    Georgia

  3. Michael Huddleston

    David

  4. Jim Metzler

    Jim Metzler

    Tom

  5. Scott Hardt

    Young Danilo

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Four Friends
Four Friends

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 11, 1981
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

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