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'Night mother.

Norman, Marsha, (screenwriter.). Spelling, Aaron, (film producer.). Greisman, Alan, (film producer.). Moore, Tom, 1943- (film director.). Spacek, Sissy, (actor.). Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005 (actor.). Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 97 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Universal Pictures : 1986.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Tom Moore.
Participant or Performer Note:
Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek.
Summary, etc.:
Academy Award-winners Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft star in this powerful drama about a mother's emotional struggle to understand her troubled daughter. Jessie (Spacek) is an epileptic with a failed marriage and a delinquent son who decides to take control the only way she can-by taking her own life. Thelma (Anne Bancroft), her widowed mother, is oblivious to her daughter's depression until she becomes frightfully aware of her plans. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, it's a heart-wrenching, riveting power struggle as Thelma tries everything within her power to convince Jessie to find hope.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Suicide > Drama.

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