The graduate is one of those movies that never turns out quite as gentle as it is in the memory as the benchmark for every inter-generational relationship film since (and, quite probably, until eternity), it tends to live in the male public imagination largely as a reference point for cheeky forbidden fantasies regarding older women the world over. The graduate is a good film that spoke to its time, but offers little that can be related to nowadays—at least not without a knowing nod to its kitschiness yes, it is light years above contemporary hollywood tripe, but that alone does not make it great.
The graduate was thus a classic movie that spoke for an entire generation it is easy to understand why many members of the younger generation of today would be turned off by this movie they are like the older generation of yesterday (only more so)-- boozing at an early age, driven by a desire to achieve material success above all else.
The graduate, the funniest american comedy of the year, is inspired by the free spirit which the young british directors have brought into their movies it is funny, not because of sight gags and punch lines and other tired rubbish, but because it has a point of view that is to say, it is against something. The graduate,'' released in 1967, contains no flower children, no hippies, no dope, no rock music, no political manifestos and no danger it is a movie about a tiresome bore and his well-meaning parents.
The graduate is a 1967 film directed by mike nichols and starring dustin hoffman the film tells a story of a young graduate student (who knew) who finds himself tangled up in an affair with his father's business partner's wife. Review of mike nichols' the graduate, 1968 - making fun of a young man's fancy though not as exciting as its reputation suggests, director mike nichols nevertheless shows his brilliance with the. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for the graduate (1967 film) at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The graduate'' (i can see clearly now) is a lesser movie it comes out of a specific time in the late 1960s when parents stood for stodgy middle-class values, and the kids'' were joyous rebels at the cutting edge of the sexual and political revolutions.
Is the graduate'' a bad movie not at all it is a good topical movie whose time has passed, leaving it stranded in an earlier age i give it three stars out of delight for the material it contains to watch it today is like opening a time capsule.
The graduate, the erratic, jet-age film at the coronet and lincoln art, has two standout performances - one from a young actor, who looks as if the worries of the world rested on his sawed-off body, and another from a director, still new to movies, whose spit and polish technique at times borders on genius. Toronto film review: elle fanning in 'teen spirit' “the graduate” is a delightful, satirical comedy-drama about a young man’s seduction by an older woman, and the measure of maturity which he attains from the experience. The graduate is a 1967 american romantic comedy-drama film directed by mike nichols and written by buck henry and calder willingham, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by charles webb, who wrote it shortly after graduating from williams college.