The Strawberry Statement
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The Strawberry Statement
This film is based on the James Simon Kunen book about student unrest on the Columbia University campus. Simon (Bruce Davison) joins the campus protest movement to socialize with the various hippie girls. When a violent police assault breaks up the protest, Simon's thoughts quickly turn from female infatuation to more important social causes. He becomes active in protests against the Vietnam War, police brutality, student's rights and the draft. He is branded a Communist and becomes part of the great worldwide social revolution of his times. Music from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young,… More

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"an embarrassment for student activists of the period"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Never probes beyond the surface over student unrest in its social commentary."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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