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One Summer Love

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Director  Gilbert Cates
Music director  Stephen J. Lawrence
Country  United States
4.9/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Costume design  Joseph G. Aulisi
Writer  N. Richard Nash
Language  English
One Summer Love movie poster
Release date  1976
Cast  Beau Bridges, Susan Sarandon, James Noble, Harriet Rogers, Ann Wedgeworth, Linda Miller
Similar movies  In Name Only (1939)

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Following years under the care of Dr. Lee (James Noble), Jesse (Beau Bridges), a troubled young man, is released from a mental institution. He decides to look for his family, who had Jesse committed long ago for reasons that arent clear to him. After meeting Chloe (Susan Sarandon), a lovely movie theater employee, Jesse begins a relationship with her, but his past may prevent the couple from having a lasting romance. Can Chloe help Jesse overcome his psychological and emotional obstacles?


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One Summer Love, originally titled Dragonfly, is a 1976 romantic drama film directed by Gilbert Cates from a screenplay by N. Richard Nash. It stars Beau Bridges and Susan Sarandon and features Mildred Dunnock and Ann Wedgeworth.

A man, recently released from a mental hospital, tries to track down his family.


After being released from a mental hospital, Jesse (Bridges) sets out to find and rejoin his off-beat family. While doing so, he meets a pretty young woman named Chloe (Sarandon) who works in a movie theatre, and they fall in love, which resolves his psychological problems.

Similar Movies

In Name Only (1939). Susan Sarandon appears in Dragonfly and The Greatest. Beau Bridges appears in Dragonfly and A Stranger to Love. The Rainmaker (1956). Susan Sarandon appears in Dragonfly and Atlantic City.


  • Beau Bridges as Jesse
  • Susan Sarandon as Chloe
  • James Noble as Dr. Lee
  • Harriet Rogers as Mrs. Patterson
  • Ann Wedgeworth as Pearlie
  • Linda Miller as Willa
  • Martin Burke as Lonny
  • Michael B. Miller as Gabe
  • Mildred Dunnock as Miss Barrow
  • References

    One Summer Love Wikipedia
    Dragonfly (1976 film) IMDbOne Summer Love

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