Carnal Knowledge

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Deeply felt critique of middle-class sexual politics, and one of the better films of formerly interesting director Mike Nichols. Jules Feiffer's script is an uneasy, confessional work rooted in the regret and confusion experienced by his generation of Americans--men who reached middle age at a time when the rules governing male-female relationships were...read more

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Carnal Knowledge - Official Trailer
00:58 — Two men with markedly different attitudes about women and sex remain friends from their college years in the 1940s through middle-age. Electrifying ca (more…)
(Movie Clip) A Special Quality
Jonathan (Jack Nicholson) makes a play for his best friend's girl Susan (Candice Bergen) while on a contrived visit to Smith College in director Mike (more…)
(Movie Clip) Long Life Line...
The first appearance of Bobbie (Ann-Margret) features her on a date with Jonathan (Jack Nicholson) first in a dimly-lit restaurant then in a taxi in M (more…)
(Movie Clip) You Like That?
Two Amherst men (Jack Nicholson as Jonathan and Art Garfunkel as Sandy) assess then approach Smith College girl Susan (Candice Bergen) in director Mik (more…)

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Deeply felt critique of middle-class sexual politics, and one of the better films of formerly interesting director Mike Nichols. Jules Feiffer's script is an uneasy, confessional work rooted in the regret and confusion experienced by his generation of Amer… (more)

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