Movie House Memories

The Graduate (1967)

Episode #117

Embassy Pictures released The Graduate to theaters on December 22, 1967. Mike Nichols directed the film which starred Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, and Katharine Ross.

‘The Graduate’ Movie Summary

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Anguished Benjamin Braddock arrives home to Southern California from college out East, the only child of affluent Beverly Hills parents.

Although Ben is smart, accomplished and rich he’s unhappy and that shows from the outset. He wants to modulate his future to his own liking although at the graduation party thrown in his honour a future in ‘Plastics’ is suggested.
One of the guests at the party the wife of his Fathers business party Mrs. Robinson has other designs on young Ben other than career advice and requests a lift home.

Mrs. Robinson prowls around Ben subjecting him to a trap of seduction however Ben escapes.

Feeling disconnected from everyone Ben gives Mrs. Robinson a call they meet at a hotel to commence the affair, misunderstandings at the hotel desk provokes Ben to leave until a shot from Mrs. Robinson as being inadequate sends him in head first, so to speak.

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      1. Probably. It does seem like a film that has lost its luster over the years. Ebert raved about it when it came out, but only gave it 3 stars when he rereviewed it in the 90s.

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