And the authentic depictions of adult situations these young people were facing helped make it a classic that eventually landed in the Criterion Collection.
Her father is a Russian Jew and her mother is Chinese-Filipino.
I had done some, but not a lot, and you were like, 'Eh, it's not that big a deal,' Leigh said.
Phoebe Cates is the Queen of the 80s.
That's a big change in attitude.
Instead, the decision was made to limit the release to 200 theaters initially, with very unsophisticated marketing.