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.
In 2002 Tcpalm extended interview with Herman Raucher, Herman said that he had no idea how old Dorothy was. He also said that Dorothy could have been 20, for all he knew.
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...
A 1970s gas station sign is visible in the background (albeit with the logo covered up) when Dorothy is waving goodbye to her husband from the dock as he ships out.