Howard Deutch On the Life and Work of John Hughes

Friday, August 07, 2009

Pretty in Pink hit the big screen in 1986, signaling that John Hughes had not yet finished with his Brat Pack flicks. Hughes, who died yesterday, wrote the screenplay for the movie. Here to talk to The Takeaway about how this cult classic — starring Molly Ringwald as an unpopular, awkward teenager who falls for a rich, popular guy played by Andrew McCarthy — is Pretty in Pink's director, Howard Deutch.

Here's one of our favorite scenes from Pretty in Pink:

Guests:

Howard Deutch

Hosted by:

Amy Holmes

Produced by:

Abbie Fentress Swanson

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