- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 97 min.)) : sound, color.
- Publisher: [United States] : Universal Pictures : 1986.
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Directed by Tom Moore.
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Anne Bancroft, Sissy Spacek.
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.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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