Ode to Billy Joe Movie Review 1976

Information and Film Reviews for Ode to Billy Joe the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

The 1967 Bobby Gentry hit song of the same title is expanded to tell why a young man jumped to his death off the Tallahatchie Bridge. The problems of growing up in the rural South and teenage romance do not match the appeal of the theme song. Benson and O'Connor, however, work well tegether.


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Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Bridges, Suicide, American South, Coming of Age, Adapted from a Song, Teen Angst, Teen Romance
Robby Benson, Glynnis O'Connor, Joan Hotchkis, Sandy McPeak, James Best
Max Baer

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