Overview

Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the landlady's creepy and increasingly persistent son, Frank, won't leave Rynn alone, she teams up with kindly neighbor boy Mario to maintain the dark family secret that she's been keeping to herself.

  1. Laird Koenig

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Nicolas Gessner

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jodie Foster

    Jodie Foster

    Rynn Jacobs

  2. Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen

    Frank Hallet

  3. Alexis Smith

    Alexis Smith

    Mrs. Cora Hallet

  4. Mort Shuman

    Mort Shuman

    Officer Ron Miglioriti

  5. Scott Jacoby

    Scott Jacoby

    Mario Podesta

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 10, 1977
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget -

Revenue -

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