The Roommate (1984)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Roommate, which appeared on PBS in the "American Playhouse" series, involves an unlikely pair of college roommates sharing a dorm room in a Midwestern university in 1952. One's a goody-goody all-American type and the other's a politically active rebel. This real salt-and-pepper scenario provides for some fairly good laughs. Roommate is based upon a story by John Updike.

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college, friendship, odd-couple, rebel, roommate, school, self-discovery, student