The Sterile Cuckoo

The Sterile Cuckoo

A neurotic coed (Liza Minnelli) acts kooky with a shy freshman (Wendell Burton).

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The Sterile Cuckoo


Comedy drama108 Mins1969PG

Uptight college freshman Jerry Payne (Wendell Burton) finds a carefree friend in zany Pookie (Liza Minnelli). After an awkward meeting on the bus, where they are headed to different colleges, Pookie quickly works her way into Jerry's life. She makes an unannounced visit to Jerry's campus, and before long annoyance turns to affection, and friendship turns to romance. But with Pookie's increasingly neurotic behavior, how long can this love affair last?


  • Offbeat
  • Quirky
  • Charming
  • Amusing