Directed by Robert Mulligan, Louisiana backwater town in the 1950s, this coming-of-age of a young teenage girl. Dani is a fourteen-year-old girl who shares a room with her seventeen-year-old sister Maureen. During hot summer nights, they sleep on the screened-in back porch of their home, talking about romance, the future, and the meaning of life. Moving into the house next door is a handsome seventeen-year-old boy, Court. Court meets Dani at the local swimming hole and they are immediately attracted to each other; through Court, Dani experiences her first true and perfect love. But when Court meets Maureen, the sparks really fly and Maureen falls in love with him too.
Submit by Rachel W.