USA 2021

Running time: 128 mins

Licorice Pizza

Director : Director Paul Thomas Anderson

Summary :
15 year old Gary meets 20 something Alana at the school yearbook photo-shoot and they start to hang out together.

Country: USA

Setting: California 1973

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 Widescreen

Colour: Colour

Sound: Dolby digital

Camera: Panasonic

Tech Notes: Camera : Panasonic. Dolby digital

Cast & Crew


First Seen: Sat 6th Aug 2022
Catalogued: 7th Aug 2022


Gary (Cooper Hoffman) is a child actor and would be entrepreneur. Alana (Alana Haim) becomes his sidekick and not-girlfriend throough a series of enterprises.  Gary has been in a film "Under one Roof" about a family of 19 kids living together gets a trip to New York to appear on a TV show with the rest of the cast and do some auditions. His mother is busy with her PR business and can't accompany him so Alana acts as his chaperone.

Gary helps out at his mum's PR buiness and stumbles upon a new thing - a waterbed - and starts a business selling them and Alana comes to help. The '73 fuel crisis causes problems and Alana starts to work for a mayoral candidate, Gary hears that pinball machines are about to become legal in California so switches to opening a pinball arcade.

Eventually Gary and Alana admit they are in love with each other and the film ends.


Rating only, no text

by rogerco on Sat 6th Aug 2022 DVD proj @ home

A simple tale of friendship becoming love. Not a lot happens

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