PG | | Drama, Romance
A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
Original director Larry Peerce, who had directed Ali MacGraw in Goodbye, Columbus (1969), left the film during pre-production and Arthur Hiller came on board for 250,000 dollars plus 25 percent of the net. According to Peter Bart, who was then a young Paramount executive, this earned Hiller a further five million ... ...
Oliver Barrett IV:
What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died? That she was beautiful and brilliant? That she loved Mozart and Bach, the Beatles, and me?
When Oliver says Jenny's father bakes cookies, she corrects him and says he makes pastries. When she meets Oliver's parents, she tells them her father bakes cookies for a living.
The Paramount logo only appears at the end of the film.