Over the Summer

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Over the Summer ★★½ 1985

Strong drama about a troubled teen who escapes the city for a summer with her grandparents. No cliches here—the grandfather lusts after the granddaughter and eventually kills himself, and problems remain at the end. Intelligent and entertaining, though marred by needless nude scenes. 97m/C VHS . Laura Hunt, Johnson West, Catherine Williams, David Romero; D: Teresa Sparks.