Girlfriends Poster Original Daybill Rare 1978 Melanie Mayron
Daybill Poster.Girlfriends is a 1978 comedy drama film produced and directed by Claudia Weill and written by Vicki Polon. The film stars Melanie Mayron as Susan Weinblatt, a Jewish photographer who experiences loneliness once her roommate Anne (Anita Skinner) moves out of their apartment in New York City. It was the first American independent film to be funded with grants, although private investors were also brought on to help complete the film. Although the film began shooting in November 1975, it took almost three years to finish because the initial budget of $80,000 ran out. After distribution was picked up by Warner Bros., the film was released on August 11, 1978. Girlfriends received positive notices from critics. It was nominated for a Golden Globe award and a BAFTA Award.In 2019, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"