New York Times - 10/26/1984
"...Easy, natural performances [by] the actors..."
Variety - 10/24/1984
"...Apted gets a strong performance from Weller, who essays a character ultimately so villainous it is easy to shudder when he appears on screen....[Collett] brings charismatic appeal to the role of a teenager..."
A young divorcee, struggling to care for her two sons, becomes involved with a cocaine dealer who eventually moves in with her. His presence becomes a danger to both her and her children. Only her eldest son can save the family.
A divorced mom struggling to raise two adolescent boys becomes involved with a dangerous loser. Tension and violence erupt in household when the man moves in, bringing his drug problems with him.
Battered Women |
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