Personal Best

'Chinatown' screenwriter Robert Towne's directorial debut explores the relationship between two young women (Mariel Hemingway and real-life athlete Patrice Donnelly) vying for a spot on the 1980 U.S. Olympic team. Initially competitors, Hemingway and Donnelly develop a strong sexual attraction for one another which eventually blossoms into love. Scott Glenn co-stars.

Year: 1982
Genre: Queer Cinema, Sport Films
Country: USA
Director: Robert Towne
Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly
Duration: 124 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains offensive language.
Location in store: Queer Cinema



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