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Thumbnail for David and Lisa (1962) David and Lisa (1962)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 76
Category: Drama, RomanceNotable as: DramaSub-Category: Romance Film, DramaRuntime: 92 - 94 minutesColor: black-and-white filmLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Frank PerryScreenwriter: Eleanor PerryMusic: Mark LawrenceStars: Janet Margolin, Keir Dullea, Lukas Haas, Neva Patterson, Howard Da Silva, Clifton James, Richard McMurray, Nancy Nutter, Mathew Anden, Coni Hudak, Jaime Sánchez, Karen Lynn GorneyProducer: Paul HellerAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (Frank Perry)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Eleanor Perry)
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

David and Lisa is a small independent American film directed by Frank Perry. It is based on the second story in the novel Jordi, Lisa and David by Theodore Isaac Rubin; the screenplay, written by Frank Perry's wife Eleanor Rosenfeld, tells the story of a bright young man suffering from a severe case of obsessive-compulsive disorder. This lands him in a residential treatment center, in which he meets a girl with dissociative identity disorder called Lisa, whom he learns to understand. The film is shot in black-and-white, and it runs for 93 minutes. It cost $183,000 and returned over $1,000,000 in theatrical rentals during its first week in release. David and Lisa earned Frank Perry a nomination for the 1963 Academy Award for Directing and one for Eleanor Perry for her Screenplay. It was adapted as a stage play in 1967, but only played for a short time, and was remade as a television movie in 1998 starring Lukas Haas, Sidney Poitier, and Brittany Murphy.


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