Movie Review: Lifeguard (1976)

Classic indie re: idealism vs. ambition __ 9/10
Review by Brian Wright


Rick Carlson: [at job interview] That blond Adonis image you’re talking about, that doesn’t fit anymore. There’s a lot of training involved. A lot of responsibility. A lot of discipline. I do more PR out on that beach on a summer day than you do in here in a month. But you’re right. Saving lives isn’t selling cars.

Mr. Carlson: You’re not a kid at the beach anymore.
Rick Carlson: I’m doing what I want to do.
Mr. Carlson: You know it’s crazy, I still wonder what you’re going to do when you grow up. Continue reading