Small-town teenager Connie (Laura Dern) plays with the fire of her newly discovered sexuality and finds herself in the midst of a sexual power play. Connie is an awkward teenager who spends her summer vacation hanging out with her girl friends--all in the hope of finding boys. Her prime
goal is to lose her virginity. At home, however, Connie is still treated like a little girl. Holding the reins the tightest is her angry, nagging mother (Mary Kay Place). Following nature's course and the urging of her own hormones, Connie steps up her attempts to find a boy until deranged but
charming Arnold Friend (Treat Williams) turns up at her doorstep. In a manner that is anyt...