Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love and a miracle arrives in the form of a summer guest - Willard Young played by Elijah Wood.
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They gave a boy a summer he'd always remember. He gave them back the love they lost.
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Did You Know?
Melanie Griffin and Don Johnson were married in real life at the time this movie was made. It was their second time to be married to each other after a six-month marriage in the mid 70's. See more
In one of final scenes where child actors say goodbye to each other, a glass vase of flowers behind Thora Birch's character keeps appearing and disappearing. See more
Don't run away from things just because they scare you. If you do, you'll always be afraid. It's a bad way to live.
Early UK versions were cut by 21 secs and removed shots of the children watching a naked couple caressing in a barn. The cuts were waived in 2003. See more
DON'T NEED LOVE
Written by Johnny Diesel
Performed by Johnny Diesel & The Injectors
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