Echoes of a Summer (1976)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 1, 1976 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - Canada, USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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14-year-old Jodie Foster portrays Deirdre Striden, an 11-year-old cancer victim in Echoes of a Summer. Eugene (Richard Harris) and Ruth (Lois Nettleton), her parents, are consumed by grief over the imminent demise of their daughter. It is Deirdre herself who, during a summer vacation in Nova Scotia, tries to help her parents face the inevitable with courage. Echoes of a Summer was originally titled The Last Castle, which is also the title of its theme song, composed by costar Richard Harris.

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cancer, daughter, family, grief, vacation