The End of Innocence (film)

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The End of Innocence
The End of Innocence.jpg
Original film poster
Directed by Dyan Cannon
Produced by Leonard Rabinowitz
Stanley Fimberg
Written by Dyan Cannon
Starring Rebecca Schaeffer
Dyan Cannon
John Heard
Stephen Meadows
Music by Michael Convertino
Cinematography Alex Nepomniaschy
Edited by Bruce Cannon
Distributed by Skouras Pictures
Release date
  • December 6, 1990 (1990-12-06)
Running time
102 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The End of Innocence is a 1990 semi-autobiographical film starring, written and directed by Dyan Cannon.


A young girl is spiritually torn apart by forces beyond her control. After suffering a nervous breakdown, she is placed in an asylum, where for the first time she is treated as a human being by a compassionate psychiatrist.



Rebecca Schaeffer's final theatrical film before her murder on July 18, 1989 and was released posthumously. The End of Innocence marks the film début of future Days of Our Lives star Alison Sweeney.

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