The most overwrought celebration of coming of age in the 1960s since Arthur Penn's catastrophic FOUR FRIENDS, this whiny transcription of one of the central character's memoirs is self-inflated and self-adoring. Choking on its own pretentiousness, this historical cavalcade compromises its
integrity by bracketing social consciousness with a slew of golden oldies on the soundtrack.
In the waning days of their senior year in high school, a close-knit group of friends contemplate their future in America while chowing down at Pop's hamburger joint. There, under the philosophical tutelage of disc jockey The Beard (Humble Harv Miller), the teens expound their hang-ups ...