A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
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Kansas, Stock Market Crash, 1920s, High School, Forbidden Love
Coming-of-Age, Romantic Drama, Americana
Teen Angst, Romantic Betrayal, Sexual Awakening
Tense, Bittersweet, Melancholy, Passionate, Sexual
A Good Cry
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Country Of Origin
Splendor in the Grass is a 1961 Technicolor romantic drama film that tells a story of a teenage girl navigating her feelings of sexual repression, love, and heartbreak. Written by William Inge, who appears briefly as a Protestant clergyman and won an Oscar for his screenplay, the film was directed by Elia Kazan and features a score by jazz composer David Amram.
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