The film Splendor in the Grass (1961) takes place in the late twenties of the last century in a small town. Budd is a high school student who grew up in a family of a local magnate and is the captain of a school football team. He is in love with a charming simple girl, Dinny, who reciprocates his love. Their feelings are very strong, but the strict puritan customs of the era do not allow them to cross the line. The guy is ready to marry his lover, but his father insists that he first graduate from a prestigious university. Will lovers survive four long years of separation? They still don’t know the answer to this question, because Budd, before leaving, has an affair with a local waitress, after which Dinny enters the hospital with a nervous breakdown. How will the further fate of young people? ..