DAVID AND LISA

Frank Perry, USA, 1962, Shout! Factory, Arthouse

“Tact, taste, insight and forthrightness make this one of the most incisive and original films treating mental problems.” - Variety

Now available in a new transfer, this touching '60s classic about two emotionally disturbed teenagers drawn to each other in a mental institution created a sensation among audiences and critics when it was released. Portrayed unforgettably by Janet Margolin (ANNIE HALL) and Keir Dullea (2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY), the painfully shy Lisa can communicate only through rhyme, and David cannot bear being touched. Strongly attracted to each other, they develop a deep bond that changes both of their lives. Directed by Frank Perry (DIARY OF A MAD HOUSEWIFE), this powerful film will leave its mark forever. Nominated for two Academy Awards including Best Director (Frank Perry) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Eleanor Perry).

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Details

  • 95 min
  • B/W
  • 1.78:1

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  • DCP

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