Scottish high school student Gregory Underwood (Sinclair) is in his awkward teenage years. When a very attractive Dorothy (Hepburn) tries out for his school's struggling football team, she is so good, she takes his position. But Gregory doesn't mind; he's fallen in love with her.
On the advice of his preternaturally wise younger sister, he asks Dorothy out. She agrees, but when he shows up at the arranged rendezvous point, he is met by a different girl. She takes him to another location, where she passes him along to yet another girl. As they walk along, they are joined by Susan (Grogan). She, it turns out, is the one who really fancies him. She tells him that's the way girls arrange things. He has a wonderful time with her, and at the end of their first date, kisses her.
Best part of story, including ending:
It's a very sweet, innocent romance, brim full with director and writer Bill Forsyth's trademark quirkiness.
Best scene in story:
All the scenes are good. Perhaps Gregory getting advice from his sister is the funniest sequence.
Opinion about the main character:
Gregory is so amiably gawky, all elbows and knees.