New York Times - 03/23/1984
"...RACING WITH THE MOON demonstrates such intelligence and wit that the result is an unexpected pleasure....[Penn] is turning into one of our best young film actors..."
Variety - 02/29/1984
"...A sweet, likeable film....[The] locations offer an eyeful....[The] period details are charming..."
Two young men enjoy the last days of their boyhood before enlisting in the military during the time of the Second World War. A tender, bittersweet tale of lost innocence and the horrible trauma of social violence.
In a small California town, during the forties, two marine recruits romance a pair of local girls before shipping out to the war overseas. Trouble arises when one of the women ends up pregnant.
Coming Of Age |