Synopsis by Hal Erickson
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.
cancer, daughter, family, grief, vacation