Originally titled THE LAST OF THE HIGH KINGS, SUMMER FLING is yet another coming-of-age story about teen boys fumbling toward maturity with one hand on their zippers. Set in the 1970s, it benefits from a plethora of rock 'n' roll tunes that blessedly drown out the script's warmed-over
political debate. The film was acquired by Miramax for theatrical distribution but was dumped onto home video in 1998.
In 1977 Dublin, young Frankie Griffin (Jared Leto) isn't quite ready to forgo high-school joyriding and girl-watching with his callow pals to leave home and attend University. When his dad (Gabriel Byrne) departs for an acting stint in a Broadway play, Frankie's fi...