Melnitz Movies Presents
In The Shadow of Young Girls in Bloom: Female Adolescence on Film
LITTLE DARLINGS (1980)
Directed by Ronald F. Maxwell
Thursday, April 2nd at 7:30 PM at The James Bridges Theater
“[Little Darlings] somehow does succeed in treating the awesome and scary subject of sexual initiation with some of the dignity it deserves.” -- Roger Ebert
Featuring teen icons Tatum O’Neal and Kristy McNichol, this lighthearted summer camp romp pits rich girl against poor girl in a playful rivalry over who will lose their virginity first. Approaching the subject of sexual desire from the perspectives of the young women who are experiencing it, Little Darlings takes an honest and non-judgmental...