The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane is a 1976 horror film starring Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, and Scott Jacoby. It tells the story of 13 year old Rynn Jacobs (Foster) who lives in a secluded house rented by her father. Her father is never around and she always claims that he is away on business. Many nosy neighbors in this small Long Island community are curious as to she is always at home alone and seek to find answers. This film was released on November 26, 1976.