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Raggedy man.

Spacek, Sissy. (Added Author). Roberts, Eric, 1956- (Added Author). Fisk, Jack, 1934- (Added Author). Shepard, Sam, 1943- (Added Author). Wittliff, William D. (Added Author). Weissbourd, Burt. (Added Author). Directed by Jack Fisk. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 93 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Universal Pictures : 1981.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Jack Fisk.
Participant or Performer Note: Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard.
Summary, etc.: Sissy Spacek stars in this bittersweet drama about a young mother, her two sons and the mysterious benefactor who touches them all. Frustrated by her dead-end job as a telephone operator and divorced from her drunken second husband (Sam Shepard), Nita finds comfort and understanding in the arms of a passing sailor (Eric Roberts). When he leaves, Nita resolves to pick up her boys and start a new life. But first she must confront backstabbing townspeople and the violent Triplett brothers (William Sanderson and Tracey Walker) in this suspense-tinged story of being scared, being alone, being in love and being strong enough to face the truth.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women > Drama.
Cities and towns > Texas > Drama.

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