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In this romantic drama, a young man must make some difficult decisions when he discovers that his girlfriend's future is almost used up. Kelley (Chris Klein) and Samantha (Leelee Sobieski) are waiting out the summer after their high school graduation before moving on to college. Although Kelley comes from a wealthy family and Samantha's folks are working class, they soon find that they have more in common than they imagined, and they fall in love. However, Samantha's parents (Annette O'Toole and Bruce Greenwood) soon learn that their daughter has only a few more months to live. When Kelley learns the awful truth, he must decide if he should stay by the side of the first girl he's ever loved or obey his father's wishes and go to college. This was the second feature film for director Mark Piznarski, who has directed episodes of the TV series Mark Piznarski, My So-Called Life, and Relativity, as well as the TV miniseries The 60s. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:March 24, 2000


Leelee Sobieski
as Samantha Cavanaugh
Chris Klein
as Kelley Morse
Tac Fitzgerald
as Pete
Bruce Greenwood
as Earl Cavanaugh
Josh Hartnett
as Jasper Arnold
Annie Corley
as Betsy Arnold
Elaine Hendrix
as Jennifer Cavanaugh
Annette O'Toole
as Jo Cavanaugh
Michael Rooker
as Malcolm Arnold
Ronni Saxon
as Robin Arnold
Maureen O'Malley
as Patty
Stuart Wilson
as John Morse


Mark Piznarski
David T. Friendly
Michael Seitzman
Michael D. O'Shea
Andrea Morricone
Composer (Music Score)
Robert Frazen
Dina Lipton
Production Designer
James F. Truesdale
Art Director
David W. Higgins
Jeffrey Downer
Executive Producer
Richard Romig
Set Designer
Diana Stoughton
Set Designer
Richard Fernandez
Set Designer
Isis Mussenden
Costume Designer
Rob Janiger
Sound/Sound Designer
Daniel Silverberg
First Assistant Director
Nancy Foy
Trevor Jolly
Sound Editor