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Young Americans (2000)

Country: USA

Genres: Drama

Director: James Whitmore Jr., Mel Damski, Perry Lang, Bob Williams, ...

Writers: Steve Antin, Ellen Byron, Joe Voci, Greg Berlanti, ...

Stars: Mark Famiglietti, Katherine Moennig, Kate Bosworth, Rodney Scott, ...

This series portrays life at Rawley Summer Academy, an elite school in Connecticut where boys with a bright Ivy League future spend the summer industriously in classes and rowing training on the lake. It's mainly told from the viewpoint of Will Krudski, a gifted, genuinely inquisitive student and future writer, who feels guilty having cheated at the entry exams. His roommate, Scout Calhoun, is a school legacy who makes an effort to become friendly with some underprivileged local kids and falls in love with the daughter of a garage owner who turns out to be family. Most of his classmates are golden spoon boys, but still have their problems, among each-other, at home and sometimes with the locals. Actually Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt is a girl pretending to be a boy as the only way to get in, causing great confusion for Hamilton, the school dean's son, who begins to fall for her.

Seasons:   1

Release Dates:

USA 12 Jul 2000
Denmark 12 Dec 2000
Finland 22 Apr 2001
France
Israel 13 Jul 2001
Poland 27 Apr 2002
Sweden 04 May 2002
Germany 06 Jul 2002
Hungary 05 Oct 2002

Also Known As:

Germany Rawley High - Das erste Semester
Spain Jóvenes rebeldes
Finland Young Americans
France Young Americans
USA (working title) Monkey Writer from Goonies
Spain Jóvenes rebeldes
USA (working title) Monkey Writer from Goonies