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The Sterile Cuckoo (1969) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Alan J. Pakula and produced by Alan J. Pakula and David Lange.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

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Best ActressLiza MinnelliNominated
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Charlie Schumacher: [privately debunking his ladies-man reputation to Jerry] I'll bet you and me are the only two guys in the dorm who've never been laid.


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In the original novel, the story takes place over three years. This was shortened to a single school year for the movie.
Patty Duke was offered the part that eventually went to Liza Minnelli.
Alan J. Pakula recalled that Liza Minnelli became very attached to him as a father-figure on the set, always asking Pakula to tell her the story's plot in child-like terms before a big scene was to be shot. He also said that Liza carried around the book by John Nichols "like a Bible" until she knew the character of Pookie Adams inside and out.
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