David and Lisa

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David and Lisa ★★★ 1962

Director Perry was given an Oscar for this sensitive independently produced film. Adapted from Theodore Isaac Rubin's true case history novel concerning a young man and woman who fall in love while institutionalized for mental illness. Dullea and Margolin are excellent in the title roles of this sleeper. 94m/B VHS, DVD . Keir Dullea, Janet Margolin, Howard da Silva, Neva Patterson, Clifton James; D: Frank Perry; W: Eleanor Perry; C: Leonard Hirschfield; M: Mark Laurence.