That Night

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That Night ★★½ 1993 (PG-13)

A view of romance through the eyes of a young girl, circa 1961. Ten-year-old Alice (Dushku) is the confidant of rebellious 17-year-old neighbor Cheryl (Lewis), who enlists the young girl's aid as a go-between with her wrong-side-of-the tracks boyfriend Rick (Howell). 21 soundtrack oldies are featured. Directorial debut for screenwriter Bolotin. Based on a novel by Alice McDermott. 89m/C VHS . C. Thomas Howell, Juliette Lewis, Eliza Dushku, Helen Shaver, John Dossett; D: Craig Bolotin; W: Craig Bolotin.