• September 30, 1955 (1977)

September 30, 1955

Release Date: 1977

PG |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

A young Southerner loses his grip on reality when his favorite movie star dies suddenly. College undergraduate Jimmy J. (Richard Thomas) is an avid fan of "Rebel Without a Cause" star James Dean, but he finds himself unmoored by his hero's untimely death, which occurs in an auto accident on September 30, 1955. Though he initially resolves to memorialize the actor in a touching fashion, Jimmy soon finds himself on a path that includes debauchery and danger.

Cast: Richard Thomas, Susan Tyrrell, Deborah Benson, Lisa Blount, Tom Hulce, Dennis Quaid, Mary Kai Clark, Dennis Christopher

Director: James Bridges

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Transformation, Love, Dark, 1950s, Melodramatic, Small town

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