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