Entertainment Weekly - 11/27/1998
"...The darkest and most mesmerizing qualities of a dream....A Brothers Grimm tale..." -- Rating: A-
New York Times - 06/19/1998
"...Powerfully acted by Mr. Savage and Mr. Phillippe..."
A dark, moody story from Texas about Jimmy West (Phillippe), a young boy who struggles to remain normal in the midst of severe family dysfunction. His father, Ray, a crazed Vietnam veteran, forces him to have sex with his wife for kicks. Eventually, a woman from Ray's past arrives to exact the revenge that will put him in his place once and for all.