Stealing Home

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Stealing Home ★★ ½ 1988 (PG-13)

A washed-up baseball player learns his former babysitter (who was also his first love and inspiration), has committed suicide. Their bittersweet relationship is told through flashbacks. Foster's superb performance steals the show in this quiet sleeper. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Mark Harmon, Jodie Foster, William McNamara, Blair Brown, Harold Ramis, Jonathan Silverman, John Shea, Helen Hunt, Richard Jenkins, Ted Ross, Thatcher Goodwin, Yvette Croskey; D: Steven Kampmann, Will Aldis; W: Steven Kampmann, Will Aldis; C: Bobby Byrne; M: David Foster.