Checking In On “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane”

Now Showing on The Greene Screene: “The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane” (1976)

“How old do you have to be before people start treating you like a person?” — Rynn Jacobs

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane is uncomfortable. The 1976 film stars 14-year-old Jodie Foster, released the same year as Taxi Driver, to deservedly less acclaim.

It’s uncomfortable because the film is about children facing the evils of the…