A spellbinding ghost story unfolds when 12-year-old Jane Stuart discovers that her mysterious father (Sam Waterston), whom her family has tried to convince her is dead, resurfaces to reconcile his troubled past. She discovers a kind man, genuinely interested in both her welfare and her mother’s. With the assistance of a powerful mystic (Colleen Dewhurst), Jane resolves to reunite her parents, despite the horrible forces that stand in her way.
Based on the novel by L.M. Montgomery, Jane of Lantern Hill, the film was co-produced by Sullivan Entertainment, the Disney Channel and CBC.
Awards & Accolades
CableACE Awards 1990: ACE Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries Colleen Dewhurst (Nominated), Emmy Awards 1990: Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Colleen Dewhurst (Nominated), Fantasporto 1993: International Fantasy Film Award Best Film Kevin Sullivan (Nominated), Gemini Awards 1992: Best Costume Design Martha Mann, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Sarah Polley, Heartland Film Festival 1992: Crystal Heart Award Kevin Sullivan & Trudy Grant, Young Artist Awards 1991: Young Artist Award Best Young Actress in a Cable Special Mairon Bennett (Nominated)