Girl with Green Eyes

Girl with Green Eyes

Director: Desmond Davis Cast: Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave


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Rita Tushingham was propelled into stardom with The Girl with Green Eyes. She plays a gawky young rural Irish girl who takes a room with a wise-cracking Dublin lass (Lynn Redgrave). Enter a middle-aged writer (Peter Finch), who makes a beeline for the shy, lonely Tushingham--completely ignoring her more worldly roommate. Girl with Green Eyes was liberally based upon Edna O'Brien's novella The Lonely Girl. With this one film, Rita Tushingham not only became bankable, but also what is known as a "critic's darling," meaning that she could do no wrong in the eyes of certain male reviewers. The bloom was off the rose fairly quickly, and soon Ms. Tushingham found herself contractually committed to one second-string project after another, including an ill-advised reteaming with actress Lynn Redgrave and director Desmond Davis in the resistible Smashing Time (67).

Product Details

Release Date: 02/05/2002
UPC: 0883904129639
Original Release: 1964
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Finch Eugene Gaillard
Rita Tushingham Kate Brady
Lynn Redgrave Baba Brenan
Marie Kean Josie Hannigan
Julian Glover Malachi Sullivan
T.P. McKenna Priest
Lislott Goettinger Joanna
Patrick Laffan Bertie Counihan
Eileen Crowe Mrs. Byrne
May Craig Aunt
Joe Lynch Andy Devlin
Yolande Turner Mary
Harry Brogan Jack Holland
Michael O'Brian Lodger
Michael C. Hennessy Davey
David Kelly Ticket Collector
Oliver Macgreevy Duggan
Arthur O'Sullivan Mr. Brady
Joseph O'Donnell Patrick Devlin

Technical Credits
Desmond Davis Director
John Addison Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Stephen Dalby Sound/Sound Designer
Antony Gibbs Editor
Barbara Gillett Costumes/Costume Designer
Bob Lawrence Makeup
Oscar Lewenstein Producer
Dennis C. Lewiston Camera Operator
Ted Marshall Art Director
Roy Millichip Asst. Director
Edna O'Brien Screenwriter
Tony Richardson Executive Producer
Brian Smedley-Aston Editor
Manny Wynn Cinematographer

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