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"Now and Then": Children Yearn for Something to Believe

Now and Then, with Melanie Griffith and Demi Moore, is a coming-of-age movie of four girlfriends who reunite as adults and reminisce about an eventful summer in their lives 20 years ago when they were all about 12. For part of their summer, they became curious about the tombstone of a murdered 12-year-old boy and conducted séances in the cemetery to try to communicate with the boy. The scene begins with the four friends gathered in the cemetery on that long-ago summer night.

A loud noise ...

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