Digging to China Poster

Release Date: September 11th, 1998

DVD Release Date: November 16th, 1999

PG|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Precocious young Harriet (Evan Rachel Wood) lives with her much older sister, Gwen (Mary Stuart Masterson), at a New Hampshire motel owned by their mother (Cathy Moriarty), and dreams of a life beyond her neglectful family and stultifying town. When Ricky (Kevin Bacon), a mentally disabled man, stays at the motel, Harriet finds him to be kinder and more interesting than anyone she has ever known before. After tragedy strikes, Harriet and Ricky cling to each other ever more tightly.

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Cathy Moriarty, Evan Rachel Wood, Marian Seldes, Amanda Minikus, Nicole Burdette, Annie Jaynes

Director: Timothy Hutton

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Emotional, 1960s, Growing up, Heartwarming, Escape, Love, Small town, Mother, Sister, Endearing