R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island in 1942, a youth eagerly awaiting his first sexual encounter finds himself developing an innocent love for a young woman awaiting news on her soldier husband's fate in WWII.
According to Stanley Kubrick's wife Christiane Kubrick, this was one of Stanley Kubrick's favorite films.
When I was 15 and my family came to the island for the summer, there weren't as many houses or people as they are now. The geography of the island and the singularity of the sea were far more noticeable then. And if a guy wasn't to die of loneliness...
The movie that the boys watch in the Summer of 1942 with the two girls is "Now, Voyager." It wasn't released until October 31, 1942.