A lonely trophy wife turns to her adult stepson for companionship after being denied freedom and an opportunity for a career of her own by her wealthy yet distant husband. Continually made to stay at home while her husband, Richard (Terry O'Quinn), jets to exotic corners of the globe on business, Caitlin Cory (Rachel Ward, THE THORN BIRDS) does her best to deny her attraction to her virile stepson, Eric (Joshua Morrow). When Caitlin calls her husband in a hotel room across the country and hears another woman's voice in the background, however, she gives in to her erotic whims and seduces Eric at his secluded lakeside cabin. Later, when Richard discovers evidence of the sordid affair, he unleashes hell on his unfaithful wife before turning his wrath on his own son with unforeseen consequences.
Description by Vanguard Cinema:
Caitlin Cory tries to resist the undeniable attraction to her stepson Eric that develops when her new husband, Richard Cory chooses to treat her like a trophy wife ? leaving her at home while constantly flying off on business ventures while denying her a career opportunity of her own. When Caitlin hears a female voice on the phone, when calling her husband in a hotel room across country, she gives in to her desires and has an affair with Eric at his picturesque lakeside cabin. When Richard finds out, his jealous rage at first is directed at his wife, but soon he pursues his son with unexpected consequences. A classic suspense thriller made for CBS television by Carlton Media.