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The Strawberry Statement (1970)

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The anti-Establishment protests that lead to the violent confrontation between demonstrators and police at Columbia University during the late '60s provides the basis of this earnest, socially conscious drama. The soundtrack featuring such artists as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and Buffy St. Marie provides a highlight.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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Cast

Kim Darby
as Linda
Bud Cort
as Elliot - Coxswain
Tom Foral
as Coach
Danny Goldman
as Charlie
Bob Balaban
as Elliot
Kristin Van Buren
as Filing Room Girl
Israel Horovitz
as Dr. Benton
James Coco
as Grocer
Eddra Gale
as Dean's Secretary
Jeannie Berlin
as Clipboard Girl
Carol Bagdasarian
as Telephone Girl
Jon Hill
as Student
Jess Walton
as Student
Andrew Parks
as Student
Kristina Van Buren
as Filing Room Girl
Greta Pope
as Song Leader
David Dukes
as Guard
Ed Greenberg
as Bearded Leader
Kertia Thomas
as Student Speaker
Debbie Muller
as Student Speaker
Bruce Neckels
as Student Speaker
Larry Canaga
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Justin Christopher
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Diann Henrichsen
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Robin Menken
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Christopher Pray
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
John R. Pray
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Paul Willson
as Guerilla Theater Troupe
Henry Leff
as Police Inspector
Bert Remsen
as Policeman
Joe Quinn
as Professor
Pat May
as Red Mountain Jug Band
Bill Boelk
as Red Mountain Jug Band
Randy Thornally
as Red Mountain Jug Band
Pat Rooney
as Red Mountain Jug Band
Jack Schmidt
as University President
King Moody
as Television Newscaster
Bill Striglos
as Television Technician
Julie Payne
as Woman
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Critic Reviews for The Strawberry Statement

All Critics (2)

an embarrassment for student activists of the period

Full Review… | March 6, 2011
Old School Reviews

Never probes beyond the surface over student unrest in its social commentary.

Full Review… | January 17, 2010
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Audience Reviews for The Strawberry Statement

This movie is kinda like a late 60s version of Casablanca, taking place in America, on a college campus. It's very intense, exciting, and dramatic. I really liked this movie, it's fantastic, and I highly recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

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½

A moment in time! The feel of the movie was very much like the feel of the sixties, especially since the music underscored the story.

Peter Vogdes
Peter Vogdes

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