Digging To China
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Actor Timothy Hutton's directorial debut is set in rural New Hampshire of the mid-'60s. Divorced motel owner Mrs. Frankovitz (Cathy Moriarty) has two daughters -- Gwen (Mary Stuart Masterson), who is preoccupied with various boyfriends, and troubled 10-year-old Harriet (Evan Rachel Wood). One day Harriet finds a playmate -- retarded Ricky Schroth (Kevin Bacon) -- after the car driven by his terminally ill mother Leah (Marian Seldes) breaks down while taking him to be institutionalized. When Mrs. Frankovitz dies in an auto accident, Harriet has to take orders from Gwen (revealed to be… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"A groundbreaking performance by Kevin Bacon"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A pleasant coming-of-age film about a ten year-old female misfit and her friendship with a retarded young man."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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