R | | Drama, Romance
A high-school student's love for a 15-year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance, and accident; he burns down her family's house and is committed to psychiatric hospital.
Meg Ryan auditioned for the role of Jade Butterfield before Brooke Shields was cast.
No one ever thinks they can forget their first love. But we can.
At night, as David is starting the fire, when the wind in the trees is shown, day-for-night filming fails to hide that the sunny blue sky can clearly be seen through the foliage.
$4,163,623 19 July 1981