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A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
This Summer Growing Up is Optional
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong sexuality, brief graphic nudity, drug use, language and a disturbing image - some involving teens
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Did You Know?
Leigh receives a postcard that is addressed to her at "433 E. 31st St" in New York City. That address no longer exists - that entire neighborhood was cleared in 1945-6 to make room for the New York University Medical Center, which occupies that spot to this day. See more
Near the end of the movie, Leigh receives a postcard from Jason. Although there is a faint hint of a cancellation stamp, there is no POSTNET bar code at the bottom right of the card. Obviously, this postcard never actually went through the mail. See more
Are you insane? You want to face this cold, harsh world without a high school diploma? Why don't you just blind yourselves while you're at it.
Written by Craig Minowa
Performed by Cloud Cult See more